Otto - Ostrich Portrait

Invite an offbeat bird to your home with this print of an enigmatic ostrich.
created by

Spring Hofeldt

$48.00 - 78.00

Spring Hofeldt created by

Spring Hofeldt

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Spring Hofeldt's tributes to the offbeat characters of the animal kingdom cast this ostrich as your loveably awkward friend or favorite social critic. Against a bright blue backdrop, Otto leans in with his endearing bird grin as if to say "it'll be ok." Each ostrich portrait is printed using acid-free paper and presented under an acid-free mat and Bonanza wood frame. Made in the USA.

For more from this collection, meet Ned , Francine, and Squawk.

Read a Q&A with Spring on our blog, then take a peek into her beautiful studio.

Spring Hofeldt

created by

Spring Hofeldt

location

New York

“The subjects I find usually already have a great character, contour, or story behind them. Then I consider how to shape them into a concept or metaphor.”

Spring Hofeldt may be a realistic painter, but she gravitates toward surreal forms. Case in point: ostriches. “I’m drawn to bizarre and quirky animals,” says the Brooklyn-based artist. “Ostriches have a very powerful presence, from their towering size and quick step, to their large, bold, deep black eyes that have a lock on your every move.” The wackier the subject, the closer it brings Spring to her goal: joy in the eye of the beholder. “I hope it makes them chuckle, giggle, snort, laugh out loud, or smile on the inside,” she says of her work. Playfulness, after all, is at the root of all enjoyment. “There are so many human experiences that can be annoying, awkward, or awful,” says Spring. “Retelling the story to others and seeing the humor in it is a great way to cope.”

Read a Q&A with Spring on our blog, then take a peek into her beautiful studio.

Made in the USA
Made from
acid free matboard, plexi-glass, acid free paper, BonanzaWood®, acid free ink, Optica One paper
Measurements
Framed: 11" W x 13" H; Unframed with matboard: 10" W x 12" H; image approx. 5.75" W x 7" H
Ingredients
Care
All art on paper should be protected from moisture and from prolonged, direct sunlight.
Item ID
26905

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This is a made-to-order item. If you order today your item will ship no later than 10/26/2018.

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Love the picture.

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Looks great on the wall.

Lakewood, Colorado

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Looks better in the catalog

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Pretty expensive for such a small print

New York

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One of the favorite Christmas presents given!

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A Christmas gift for daughter. Makes you smile! It is quite cheerful. Well packed!

Kansas

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great

5

We can't wait to hang all 4 together in our new house! Very nice, interesting, and just make you happy to look at them.

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