Exhibition features newly released artworks from award-winning book and runs May 9-May 30 at Malton Art Gallery.
In celebration of the Independent Book Publisher’s award-winning book, Dr. Seuss’s Secrets of the Deep: The Lost, Forgotten, and Hidden Works of Theodor Seuss Geisel, we proudly announce an exhibition commemorating this prized volume. The Secrets of the Deep Art Exhibition presents a series of Estate authorized works adapted from Ted Geisel’s original drawings, paintings, and sculpture. This historic collection has opened the world’s eyes to the extraordinary artistic talent of Dr. Seuss and will be available for viewing and purchase through the run of the exhibition.
This exhibition offers an insider’s view of Dr. Seuss’s little known private works; the windows to the world of an unassuming genius. Artistically, they embody a magical combination of the person and persona of Ted Geisel and Dr. Seuss.
MALTON ART GALLERY features original paintings, sculpture, and limited edition fine art prints in diverse styles. The award winning gallery has been in business since 1974 representing over 100 artists from around the world.
- Location: 3804 Edwards Road Cincinnati Ohio 45209
- Hours: The gallery is open Tuesday to Saturday, 11 to 5pm and by appointment.
- Information: 513-321-8614 maltonartgallery.com
- Admission: Free
About the Exhibition:
For over 70 years, Theodor Seuss Geisel’s illustrations brought a visual realization to his fantastic imaginary worlds. However, his artistic talent went far beyond the printed page. Ted Geisel’s “Secret Art,” the paintings and sculptures created at night for his own personal enjoyment, were rarely if ever exhibited during his lifetime. Seuss always dreamed of sharing these works with his fans and had entrusted his wife, Audrey, to carry out his wishes once he was gone. Audrey, too, believed the work deserved further recognition and that Ted himself would one day be evaluated not only as an author, but also as an artist in his own right. In 1997 this dream was realized when The Art of Dr. Seuss project was launched. For the first time, authorized estate editions were re-created from Geisel’s original drawings, paintings, and sculpture for private collection and museum exhibition. Audrey Geisel (Mrs. Dr. Seuss) writes in her introduction to the Secrets of the Deep book, “It is with great pleasure that I share Ted, his art, his imagination, and his boundless creativity. I’m gratified to carry out Ted’s wishes and have these works revealed to the world.”