Acrobats, original oil on canvas, 20″ x 16″, by Chuck Jones, circa 1995.
“The author, O. Henry, taught me about the value of the unexpected. He once wrote about the noise of flowers and the smell of birds–the birds were chickens and the flowers, dried sunflowers rattling against a wall.” –Chuck Jones
Top: Daffy Le Moulin Rouge, hand-pulled lithograph by Chuck Jones. Printed on 19th century Marinoni flatbed presses at the American Atelier, New York, 1989.
Bottom: Moulin Rouge: La Goulue, hand-pulled four-color lithograph by Henri Toulouse-Lautrec, 1891. Printed by Affiches Americaines, Charles Levy, Paris.
Bugs Bunny and his adversaries, original drawing, graphite on 12 field animation paper, by Chuck Jones, circa 1988-89.
“Daffy Dutch” by ___ _____*, oil on canvas, 12" square. Rembrandt and Jones come together in this artist’s hand with amazing elan and subtlety.
Soon to be seen at #RedDotAuction on May 17th. Online bidding will begin mid-April, watch this space for that announcement.
Which artist’s work will you go home with on Friday, May 17? Tickets and more information at ChuckJonesCenter.org/reddot9
*Artists contributing to this event remain anonymous until the auction closes on May 17th.
Oh my goodness, will you take a look at what arrived this afternoon at Red Dot HQ. “Canned POP Icons” by _______ ________. (You didn’t really think I’d tell you who created these, did you?) The surface is so glossy and luxurious, and the homage so spot on.
Which artist’s work will you go home with at the Red Dot Auction IX? ChuckJonesCenter.org/RedDot9 for more information.
Drip-a-Long Daffy and his sidekick, Comic Relief. Original oil painting on canvas, 16″ x 20″, by Chuck Jones, circa late 1980s, early 1990s.
Mine, mine, mine. Sketches of Daffy Duck by Chuck Jones, graphite and red pencil on 12 field animation paper, circa 1980s.
“Tightrope” oil on canvas, 24″ x 18″, by Chuck Jones, circa 1995.