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The Art of Dr. Seuss
Dr. Seuss - Selected Works
Dr. Seuss
June 3 - June 9

      We were pleased to host a special traveling exhibit of rare Dr. Seuss  artwork that opened Saturday, May 18. "The Art of Dr. Seuss Rare  Editions" exhibit was an extraordinary look into the artistic life of  Theodor Seuss Geisel and included now-rare editions from his Secret Art,  Unorthodox Taxidermy Sculpture and Archive Collections.

The 22-piece exhibit was on display in the gallery, located at 800 Bellevue Way N.E. #111, from May 18 through June 2nd.
  
  "The visiting collection offered visitors a secret window into the life  of Dr. Seuss, with special focus on limited-edition works derived from  his private collection of paintings and sculptures.

Before we  Open a new Exhibit on our Second Wednesday for the new paintings by  Liang Wei, we have a weeks worth of Selected Works by Dr. Seuss from our  collection.

Dr. Seuss
Illustrator by day, surrealist by  night, Dr. Seuss created a body of irrepressible work that defines him  as an iconographic American artist.  
About the Artist: Theodor Seuss Geisel (American, 19041991)
Theodor  Seuss Geisel, a.k.a. Dr. Seuss, began his career as a little known  editorial cartoonist in the 1920's. His intriguing perspective and fresh  concepts ignited his career, and his work evolved quickly to deft  illustrations, modeled sculpture and sophisticated oil paintings of  elaborate imagination.

Dr. Seuss is currently best known as one  of the most beloved and bestselling children's authors of all time,  having written and illustrated 44 books, including classics such as The  Cat in the Hat, Green Eggs and Ham and How The Grinch Stole Christmas!   Geisel also created more than 400 political cartoons for PM magazine  during World War II, and was a contributing illustrator for Vanity Fair  and Life.  He had a long, successful advertising career, he was an  Academy Award winner for his wartime documentaries, as well as his  animated short film, "Gerald McBoing Boing." Today his paintings hang in  fine art galleries along side Old and Contemporary Masters including  Picasso, Warhol, Rembrandt, Miro and others. Geisel single-handedly  forged a new genre of art that falls somewhere between the Surrealist  Movement of the early 20th Century and the inspired nonsense of a  child's classroom doodles.

His unique artistic vision emerged as  the golden thread which linked every facet of his varied career, and  his artwork became the platform from which he delivered 44 children's  books, over 400 World War II political cartoons, hundreds of  advertisements, and countless editorials filled with wonderfully  inventive animals, characters and clever humor.  Geisel single-handedly  forged a new genre of art that falls somewhere between the Surrealist  Movement of the early 20th Century and the inspired nonsense of a  child's classroom doodles.                

Dr. Seuss
After Dark in the Park
36 x 24 Inches  Pigment Print Mixed Media on Canvas
Dr. Seuss
The Cat that Changed the World
53 x 42 Inches  Pigment Print on Paper
Dr. Seuss
Relaxed in Spite of It
30 x 49 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
Dr. Seuss
Cat in the Hat - Sold Out
15 x 7.5 x 12 Inches  Bronze
Dr. Seuss
Green Eggs and Ham Maquette
20.5 x 9 x 8 Inches  Bronze
Dr. Seuss
Black Fish...Blue Fish...Old Fish...New Fish
9 x 12 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
Dr. Seuss
On the Far Away Island of Salamasond, Yertle the Turtle was King of the Pond
9 x 12 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
Dr. Seuss
We Looked! Then we Saw Him Step in on the Mat - Single
11 x 17 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
Dr. Seuss
"Oh, I'd Love to go to the Party, but I'm Absolutely Dead"
18 x 21 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
Dr. Seuss
A Man who made an Unwise Purchase
36 x 27 Inches  Serigraph on Canvas
Dr. Seuss
Fooling Nobody
36 x 24 Inches  Limited Edition Serigraph on Canvas
Dr. Seuss
Kid, You'll Move Mountains
13 x 17 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
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