Friday, April 14, 2006

You may have seen them in your cities. Yesterday, while walking in Puerto Madero, the port of Buenos Aires, we saw so many of them lined up along the banks. This is Cows Parade Buenos Aires 2006, exhibition that has 120 natural size fiber glass cows on which the artists, painted and modeled, their artistic projects. This international movement has been made in the main cities of the world, among them Zurich, Prague, Brussels, New York, Chicago, Stockholm, Tokyo and Sydney, where the multicolored herds made by different artists have appeared. Vous les avez peut etre deja vues, j'en suis sure. Hier, alors que nous nous promenions a Puerto Madero (le port de Buenos Aires), nous en avons vues des tas de vaches, de taille normale, en fibre de verre, alignees le long des berges. C'est le "Cows Parade Buenos Aires 2006" (La parade des vaches, Buenos Aires, 2006). Cette expo composee de plus de 120 vaches, sur lesquelles les artistes ont peint et modele leurs projets. Ce mouvement international a éte presenté dans les principales villes du monde, parmi lesquelles Zurich, Prague, Bruxelles, New York, Chicago, Stockholm, Tokyo et Sydney, là où les troupeaux multicolores, faits par différents artistes, sont apparus.


Blogger Maya said...

cow tipping? ;-P

4/14/2006 11:15:00 AM

Blogger Karine said...

hehehe no tipping. This one is called Spacing Cow, believe it or not :)

4/14/2006 11:32:00 AM

Blogger Lorethian said...

We had a huge show of them here in Kansas City. This city was known in the past for being a huge meat market. If I get a chance Ill find one of them here and get a shot.

4/14/2006 12:29:00 PM

Blogger Cynthia! said...

I´m soooo looking forwart to see the cow parade!! thaks for the preview! love the vertical cow!!

4/14/2006 12:45:00 PM

Blogger miss tango in her eyes said...

We have Bears around Vancouver. Last year we had Orca Whales. They caused lot's of controversy in our city.

4/14/2006 03:58:00 PM

Blogger Dragão-Fyre said...

Great shot and Puerto Madero looks nice from all the photos I've seen!

I believe we had a Cows parade here in London too. ;)

4/14/2006 04:15:00 PM

Blogger Denton said...

I saw Cows on Parade in Chicago several years back and had no idea the parade traveled.

PS: I like your new profile photo.

4/14/2006 10:43:00 PM

Blogger Anne said...

Hi Karine! I've posted a cow photo yesterday too...wasn't able to check out your blog but Cynthia commented that you posted a cow photo too =) Nice photo! And is that cow standing on its butt ;)

4/15/2006 12:52:00 AM

Blogger Grant F said...

weird but very cool! an entire parade of multi-coloured cows might be a little bit surreal!

4/15/2006 04:04:00 AM

Blogger Sam said...

That is really great - such a terrific cow statue - painting - artwork, lol!

4/15/2006 05:44:00 AM

Blogger Karine said...

Lorethian -- Please post one of those if you find one :)

Cynthia -- You should go there. The exhibit is there until June 16th, something like that.

Tango -- Why would that cause that much controversy ?

Dragão-Fyre -- Puerto Madero is a one of the latest renovated area of Buenos Aires. When the sun's there, it is a cool spot to walk, spend time in a cafe outside. I do like it a lot.

Denton -- Thank you :)

Anne- - I've seen yours. Liked the color they gave it ;)

Grant F, Sam -- This is beautiful ar work (to me) but a bit surrealistic. Especially when you see the entire port surrounded by multicolores cows, all looking funky. I did like it a lot though :)

4/15/2006 10:34:00 AM

Blogger Nicola said...

Funny cow! In Berlin they had (have) the same with bears since the bear is the emblem of Berlin (don't ask me why).

4/15/2006 11:25:00 AM

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