News.co.nz Kimbell and his son, Jason, pose in front of the painting ‘The Monkey’ in the Muppet Museum.
The Muppets are one of the biggest cult classics of all time, and their legacy has never wavered.
Kimbell’s latest work, ‘The Big Muppet Muppet’, will be on display at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MCA) from September 25 until January 2, 2019.
The MCA is a four-floor building at the city’s CBD that was originally constructed as a public park in 1964.
The museum will be open from 11am-6pm on weekdays.
It’s one of Australia’s most famous public art installations and has drawn comparisons to the Muppet Landscape in New York.
Its collection includes works by Walt Disney, Howard Hughes, William Powell, Richard Pryor and Louis Armstrong.
But unlike the Mappet Landscapes, The Muppet Shows were never shown on stage.
Muppet-themed artworks have also appeared in museums across the world, including in Berlin, Paris, Melbourne, London and Washington, DC.
In 2013, Kimbell was honoured with the Australian National Medal of Arts for his contribution to the arts.
His latest work ‘The Magician’ will be displayed alongside works by the likes of William Blake, Richard Wagner and John Williams.
Kimbell is also a prominent member of the international Muppet community.
He was recently named a founding member of ‘Muppets Worldwide’ in 2016.
Last year, he was named the Australian Muppet of the Year.
“I think it’s wonderful that I’m being recognised with this award,” he said.
“I just think it shows that, despite what some people may think, the arts are still in their infancy.”
It’s not like, oh, this is a joke or something, it’s just an art.
It’s not about what’s in your head, it just happens to be a good art.
We are at a really, really, very important stage in our history where we are at the point where we have this great thing going on.
You can go to museums in this country, and they are not even really art, they are just collections of things that people want to get rid of.
“What’s the point in that?
It’s an incredible thing that we’re able to have a conversation about, it doesn’t have to be art.”
That’s what I want to see.
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