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February 23, 2021

Grace Ebert

“Pegasus.” All photographs © Helga Stentzel, shared with permission

As a substitute of tossing an previous pair of pants or T-shirt, Helga Stentzel places her drained clothes out to pasture. Thus far, the London-based artist has added Pegasus and Smoothie, a pair of clothesline equine and bovine, to her herd of playful interventions hung in bucolic landscapes. Stenzel’s follow, which she phrases “family surrealism,” is derived from her childhood in Siberia, the place she spent hours surveying her grandmother’s carpet, birch logs, and random objects for recognizable kinds, together with “a stack of buckets resembling the tower of Pisa,” she tells Colossal.

Prints of the laundry creatures can be found in Stentzel’s store, and you may observe additions to the drove—the artist at present is creating a number of extra cattle whereas braving the -32 diploma climate in Russia—on Instagram, the place you’ll additionally discover a wide range of quirky food-based characters. (through Laughing Squid)

“Smoothie”

#animals
#clothes
#cows
#humor

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