3 Sculptures by Dr. Seuss: Unorthodox taxidermy filled with whimsy & life | 22 Words

3 Sculptures by Dr. Seuss: Unorthodox taxidermy filled with whimsy & life

By Abraham Piper

From The World’s Best Ever:

Geisel embarked on an ingenious project in the early 1930’s as he evolved from two-dimensional artworks to three-dimensional sculptures. What was most unusual for these mixed media sculptures was the use of real animal parts including beaks, antlers and horns from deceased Forest Park Zoo animals where Geisel’s father was superintendent.

His “Collection of Unorthodox Taxidermy” was born in a cramped New York apartment and included a menagerie of inventive creatures with names like…

Andulovian Grackler

Two Horned Drouberhannis

Goo Goo Eyed Tasmanian Wolghast

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