Running Wild

 When I bestride him, I soar, I am a hawk: he trots the air; the earth sings when he touches it; the basest horn of his hoof is more musical than the pipe of Hermes.
– Shakespeare, Henry V

• Hiroshige Fukuhara’s The Recursive World Getting to be Night depicts a horse rushing through lush foliage, leaves flowing seamlessly into its long mane. The fine pencil lines on black gesso create the impression of pale moonlight just barely illuminating a fantastical scene. Watch how he draws in these videos.

• Eugène Delacroix’s Head of a Horse is a study for one of his larger canvases. The horse embodied the dynamism and passion that Romantic painters like Delacroix tried to capture in their paintings.

• This Bronze Statuette dates back to late Hellenistic Greece when it was most likely placed on top of columns to commemorate victories in horse races.

• Bénédicte Gelé’s Ink Painting focuses on the reflections and detail surrounding a horse’s eye.

• William Jauquet’s Bronze Horse was made using the lost wax method and has a flaming mane and tail.

• Steven’s Horse Sculpture has a stylized, geometric shape inspired by ancient Greek design.

• Miguel Montalvo’s Trojan Horse depicts half-dismantled architecture in rich shades of brown ink. 20% of the purchase for all of his work goes to the care and housing of L.A. shelter dogs.

• Lindsey Epstein’s Horse was fired in a Raku kiln to create a surface of dripping, shimmering coppery-red glazes.

• Ari Kuperman’s Ring is made of sterling silver carved with wild horses.

• Paul’s Cufflinks are a pair of mustang horses in sterling silver.

• Victoria Breeden’s Imperial Horse displays its powerful musculature in stoneware clay.