Dr. Seuss, the world's most beloved children's book author, had an eccentric style that could be found not only in his work, but also in his garb; The Green Eggs And Ham scribe had a vast collection of hats not unlike those found in his picture books. Though it is still unclear whether he modeled his drawings after his hats or if he searched for the hats he'd already immortalized in literature, an exhibit featuring 26 of Dr. Seuss' most recognizable and outlandish hats is currently showing at Animazing in New York through Feb. 17.
The hats will then continue to make themselves available to the public on a year-long U.S. tour honoring the 75th anniversary of Dr. Seuss' 1938 book, The 500 Hats Of Bartholomew Cubbins.
Feb. 12-March 10—Gallery at Racine—Wilmington, North Carolina
March 15-31—Dennis Rae Fine Art—San Francisco, California
April 5-21—Art on 5th—Austin, Texas
April 26-May 12—Peabody Fine Art—Menlo Park, California
May 17-June 2—Fingerhut Art Gallery Laguna—Los Angeles, California
June 7-23—Jean Stephen Gallery—Minneapolis, Minnesota
June 28—July 14—Clayton Lane Fine Art—Denver, Colorado
July 19—Aug. 4—Legends Fine Art—San Diego, California
Aug. 9-25—Chuck Jones Gallery—San Diego, California
Aug. 30-Sept. 15—Petris Fine Arts—Sausalito/Marin County
Sept. 20-Oct. 6—Art Leaders—Detroit, Michigan
Oct. 11-27—Atlas Galleries—Chicago, Illinois
Nov. 1-17—P&C Galleries—Washington, D.C.
Nov. 22-Dec. 8—TBA—New York City, New York
Dec. 13-29—Marcus Ashley Gallery—Lake Tahoe, Nevada