September 27, 2022


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Let the Wild Rumpus Start! A Retrospective Celebrates the


#kid’s e book
#Maurice Sendak

August 18, 2022

Grace Ebert

“Where the Wild Points Are” (1963), tempera on paper, 9 ¾ x 11 inches. All pictures ©The Maurice Sendak Foundation, courtesy of Columbus Museum of Artwork, shared with permission

The late artist and creator Maurice Sendak is responsible for bringing us some of the most beloved, iconic childhood stories, and his distinctive type and fantastical beasts described classics like In the Evening Kitchen, Exterior Around There, and of program, the ever-well-known Wherever the Wild Points Are. Opening this tumble at the Columbus Museum of Artwork, an expansive retrospective surveys Sendak’s unparalleled contributions to equally children’s literature and the discipline, a lot more broadly.

Wild Points are Going on is the major exhibition of the artist’s operate to date, containing a lot more than 150 sketches, primary illustrations, storyboards, and paintings from his have projects and collaborations. The show also references his myriad inspirations and influences with is effective by William Blake, Walt Disney, and Beatrix Potter, among the other folks.

Wild Matters are Taking place operates from Oct 22, 2022, to March 5, 2023, ahead of heading to Paris and other areas. A concurrent exhibition of Sendak’s functionality-centered functions is on look at at the Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry in Connecticut through December 16. (by way of Artistic Growth)


“Where the Wild Factors Are” (1963), tempera on paper, 9 ¾ x 22 inches

Mockup for the Address of “Nutshell Library” (1962), ink and tempera, 10 3/8 x 8 1/8 inches

“Higglety, Pigglety, Pop!” (1967), ink on paper, 11 ½ x 9 inches

“Little Bear” (1957), ink on paper, 11 x 8 ½ inches

Design for the Poster of “Where the Wild Factors Are” and “Higglety Pigglety Pop! Opera,” Glyndebourne Production (1985), watercolor on paper, 33 ½ x 23 ½ inches

“Rosie and Buttermilk, her Cat,” character research for “Really Rosie” animation (1973), watercolor and ink on paper, 13 ¾ x 15 5/8 inches

“Self-Portrait” (1950), ink on paper, 10 ¾ x 16 ½ inches

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#Maurice Sendak


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