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"Hand Grenades and Horseshoes", fine art reproduction on canvas by James C. Mulligan.

James C. Mulligan at the Chuck Jones Gallery — “May the Jones Be with You”

The Chuck Jones Gallery is pleased to announce a reception for artist, actor, and singer, James C. Mulligan on Thursday, July 21, from 5 to 7 PM. Mulligan, known for not only his outstanding mural work around the Southwest, but also for his beautiful interpretive art work for both Disney Studios and Warner Bros., will premier new paintings and fine art editions. This effervescent artist is always bubbling over with ideas and the joy of creating radiates from him like a bright star. You’ll not want to miss the opportunity to meet him. Premiering at this reception will be “Hand Grenades and Horse Shoes” a new fine art reproduction on canvas, hand-signed by the artist. He’ll also be signing the Chuck Jones Gallery official Comic Con 2016 commemorative poster “May the Jones Be with You”, created from one of his original paintings.

The Chuck Jones Gallery Comic Con 2016 Commemorative Poster, art by James C. Mulligan.

The Chuck Jones Gallery Comic Con 2016 Commemorative Poster, art by James C. Mulligan.

"Hand Grenades and Horseshoes", fine art reproduction on canvas by James C. Mulligan.

“Hand Grenades and Horseshoes”, fine art reproduction on canvas by James C. Mulligan.

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“Broomstick Bunny” original painting by James C. Mulligan, acrylic on board.

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Image of the Day: Broomstick Bunny

Chuck Jones' Broomstick Bunny swept into theaters on February 25, 1956.  Witch Hazel (brought to such wonderful life by the incomparable actress, June Foray) is deathly afraid of becoming beautiful; she even has a 'magic mirror' to which she posits the question, "Who is the ugliest of them all?"  Bugs Bunny makes a grand entrance in witch costume trick or treating and much hilarity ensues!  All of this resulting in the sudden and completely unexpected transformation of Witch Hazel into a ravishing sex symbol, so potent is her beauty that even the genie in the mirror is smitten as witnessed in this delightful layout drawing by Chuck Jones. 

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