Artist: Annabel Church-Smith
CowParade Manchester 2004
Size: Large 12″ x 3.5″ x 8″
Painter Artist Annabel Church Smith’s “Klimt Kow” sculpture is part of the official list of cow collectibles of the Cowparade. She re-created the distinct style of renowned Austrian painter Gustav Klimt for CowParade Manchester, England 2004. The symbolism, as well as the sumptuous gold backgrounds and exotic swirling patterns, give this heifer a hide to remember.
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.