ABOUT THE COWLVADOR DALI”
This Cowlvador Dalà cow is the reproduction of the life-size sculpture displayed at the Kansas City CowParade exhibit in 2001. It is remarkable to point out that, the Paseo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts student artists designed several cow sculptures. Through their paintings, they transcribed the creativity of the famous Spanish artist Salvador Dalà. The contrasting colors used, as well as the organic shape of the mammal, make the standing bovine sculpture particularly pertinent. This cow is part of the Museum Edition. It comes with a CowParade Certificate of Authenticity as well as a soft dust bag.
- Artist: Paseo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts
- Type: Ceramic
- Style: Standing figurine
- Size: 4.5″ x 6″ (Medium size)
- Event: CowParade Kansas City, 2001
Care instructions: Dust cloth.
ABOUT THE COW SCULPTURES IN KANSAS CITY
CowParade Kansas City benefited to youth programs put on by The American Royal, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art and The Kansas City Zoo. More than 300 cow sculptures pastured all over Kansas City through September to November 2001. The exhibit also included works by elementary school students with homages to Salvador (Cowlvador”) Dali, among others. Painted cow sculptures of Paseo Academy of Visual and Performing Arts students among which “Cowlvador Dalà” was, therefore welcome. It is noteworthy to remember that Hallmark Cards Inc. sponsored a herd of 10 cows in the summer “CowParade Kansas City. Finally, following the CowParade outdoor exhibit, Kansas City hosted live and online auctions of about 60 cows. Nowadays, some pieces are part of the Cowparade Museum Edition selection of cow sculptures and collectibles.
Salvador Dalà was a prominent Spanish Catalan surrealist painter. Dalà “painterly skills come from the influence of Renaissance masters. His artistic talents included not only film and sculpture but also photography. Furthermore, Dalà worked mostly in collaboration with a range of artists in a variety of media. As he developed his style throughout his early life, Dalà made some works heavily influenced by Picasso and Miró.