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"Oh, The Places You'll Go" The Art of Dr. Seuss
Oh, The Places You'll Go! The Art of Dr. Seuss - Held Over
Dr. Seuss
Wednesday December 9, 2015 - Saturday January 2, 2016
6:00 - 8:00

    Twenty-five years have passed since Dr. Seuss's last book Oh, the Places You'll Go! was published in 1990. In honor of this milestone,a special exhibition is being mounted to artistically highlight the scores of places and eras Dr. Seuss has taken us with his incomparable collection of artwork. Throughout a lifelong adventure into "logical insanity," Ted Geisel transported viewers through an astonishing visual journey they never dreamed possible.

In his final book, Ted gathered his favorite unpublished sketches, pinned them up on the cork walls of his studio and then set about finding a way to make them connect. The result was the most powerful graphic work he had done in many years.

In celebration of this milestone, an exclusive Oh, the Places You'll Go! Portfolio was unveiled to the public at the San Diego History Center museum in April 2015. As the featured centerpiece of the exhibition, this limited edition portfolio takes visitors behind the scenes to experience the Dr. Seuss archives in a way you never could before.  Nine expertly crafted works, adapted from Dr. Seuss's original concept drawings for Oh, the Places You'll Go!, are presented within a specially made collector's edition case, which includes an introductory letter from Audrey Geisel, a rare photograph of Ted in his studio with images from the project, and excerpts from his original manuscript. Join us and be one of the first to view or acquire this grand collection of artwork.

As part of her February 2015 letter accompanying the Oh, the Places You'll Go! Portfolio, Mrs. Audrey Geisel writes: "He was taking everything he knew and putting it into the life-voyage of this particular little boy. Ted is indeed the boy in the pajamas in Oh, the Places You'll Go! This portfolio, published on the 25th anniversary of Oh, the Places You'll Go!, is the capstone of his enduring legacy."   Audrey Geisel

Additional works by Dr. Seuss will be on display during this Special Exhibition.
          

Cuddle Fish
20 x 26 Inches  Pigment Print on Paper
Fooling Nobody
36 x 24 Inches  Limited Edition Serigraph on Canvas
Grinch Book Cover
14 x 11 Inches  Lithograph on Paper
The Stag at Eve
36 x 24 Inches  Serigraph on Board
Cat in the Hat - Sold Out
15 x 7.5 x 12 Inches  Bronze
Green Eggs and Ham Maquette
20.5 x 9 x 8 Inches  Bronze
Fox in Socks
12 x 9 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
Black Fish...Blue Fish...Old Fish...New Fish
9 x 12 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
On the Far Away Island of Salamasond, Yertle the Turtle was King of the Pond
9 x 12 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
Semi Normal Green Lidded Fawn
23 x 30 x 28 Inches  Sculpture
"Oh, I'd Love to go to the Party, but I'm Absolutely Dead"
18 x 21 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
Relaxed in Spite of It
30 x 49 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
A Man who made an Unwise Purchase
36 x 27 Inches  Serigraph on Canvas
The Facts of Life
34 x 24 Inches  Limited Edition Pigment Print
Sunbathing Bird
18.5 x 27.5 Inches  Pigment Print on Paper
That Rather Odd Myopic Woman Riding Piggyback on One of Helen's Many Cats
34 x 16.5 Inches  Serigraph on Paper
Flower Fish
24 x 36 Inches  Serigraph on Canvas
Kid, You'll Move Mountains
13 x 17 Inches  Limited Edition Reproduction
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