Artist: Molly Brown Roberts
CowParade North Carolina 2012
Size: The Museum Edition (Large, 12″ x 3.5″ x 8″)
The dogwood is North Carolina’s state flower. Artist Molly Robert’s hope was that when children saw her cow they would want to touch and hug the huge white flowers with green leaves and blue background that cover the cow.
About Cow Parade
CowParade is the largest and most successful public art event in the world. CowParade events have been staged in 79 cities worldwide since 1999. It is estimated that over 250 million people around the world have seen one the famous cows. Over 10,000 artists worldwide have participated in CowParade – professional and amateur, famous and emerging, young and old. Over 5,000 cows have been created!
The cow represents different things to different people around the world-she’s sacred, she’s historical, she connects us to our past-but the common feeling is one of affection. There is something magical about the cow that transcends throughout the world. She simply makes everyone smile.