Helle Bang

Princess Tuvstarr by the forest pond

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Princess Tuvstarr sits despairingly at the edge of the dark forest pond. The fairies have taken her crown, the Mistress of the Forest her dress and finally she has lost her necklace in the water. At the edge of the forest pond, she remained to this day. You can glimpse her spirit in the flower named after her - Tuvstarr. John Bauer's iconic pictures of Princess Tuvstarr were published with "The Tale of the Moose Bull Skutt and the Little Princess Tuvstarr" by Helge Kjelli in among elves and trolls in 1913.

Since early childhood, Helle Bang has been inspired by the beautiful mystery of nature. From the girl's childhood fascination around the Limfjord to the artist's eternal source of inspiration and creation. In nature there is both heaven and earth, energy and harmony.

This is where our contemporary artist finds his calling to create an enchanting tribute in bronze – a tribute to art, history, nature and the magical world of John Bauer. The sculptures are handcrafted from scratch in clay inspired by John Bauer's famous fairy tale world and cast in bronze in a unique edition of ltd 8. After casting, the works are carefully polished and processed by the artist.

Technique: Bronze
Size: Height 40 cm, Depth 18 cm, Width 26 cm
Edition: 8

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Helle Bang föddes 1947 på Mors i Danmark. Ända sedan tidig barndom har hon inspirerats av naturens mysterium. Det var fascinationen över naturens skönhet som fick henne att skapa en hyllning till konsten, historien, naturen och John Bauers magiska värld. I hennes måleri kommer vi i kontakt med både himmel och jord, där naturen är den outgrundliga källan för att finna inspiration, energi och harmoni. Hennes fantastiska skulpturer med gracila skulpturala former är både moderna och tidlösa.