Hunt Slonem



Hunt Slonem

Bunnies Book, 2014
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Hunt Slonem's Bunnies is a visual feast that is luxuriously designed and crafted like a work of art. Golden endpapers, edging, and bookmark, all with a printed protective outer cover remind the reader of one of Slonem's iconic paintings. Bunnies features a foreward by bestselling author (and friend of the artist) John Berendt and an essay by artist and gallerist, Bruce Helander. This book is signed by the artist.


Hunt Slonem

 

Inspired by nature and his 60 pet birds, Hunt Slonem is renowned for his distinct neo-expressionist style. He is best known for his series of bunnies, butterflies and tropical birds, as well as his large-scale sculptures and restorations of forgotten historic homes. Slonem’s works can be found in the permanent collections of 250 museums around the world, including the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, the Whitney, the Miro Foundation and the New Orleans Museum of Art.His flair and admiration for far-flung destinations has been a staple of his life since childhood. Slonem was born in 1951 in Kittery, Maine, and his father’s position as a Navy officer meant the family moved often during Hunt’s formative years, including extended stays in Hawaii, California and Connecticut. He would continue to seek out travel opportunities throughout his young-adult years, studying abroad in Nicaragua and Mexico; these eye-opening experiences imbued him with an appreciation for tropical landscapes that would influence his unique style.

 

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