Helle Bang

The Elk and the Little Princess

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"The Elk and the Little Princess"

"Over there you see the fairies. They seem kind and friendly but never trust them and beware of them. Hold my horns tightly with both hands, don't talk to them and pretend you don't see them and they won't have power over you.”

With inspiration from Helge Kjellin's "The Tale of the Moose Bull Skutt and the Little Princess Tuvstarr" with illustrations by John Bauer in 1913. The moose Skutt takes the princess Tuvstarr on an adventure and tries to teach her about the world.

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 26 cm, Length 23 cm, Width 11 cm
Weight: 6 kg
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.