Wednesday, January 22, 2014

YEAR OF THE HORSE

This Chinese New Year celebrates The Year of the Horse, and what better way to honor this magnificent athlete than through a collection of horse prints by noted photographer Bob Tabor.
Arrestingly beautiful, Tabor's work is graphic, intense and filled with raw emotion.
 “The mass of a horse’s body becomes a sculpture when it’s bathed in natural light" said Tabor.
 Tabor's horse photographs reflect a unique intimacy and showcase the horses spirit and gentle power. 
 

I love the prints large scale and bold graphics which brings an emotional intensity and singular beauty to a room.  
Tabor's work can be found in private collections and galleries across the US as well as at Mecox Gardens.





photos courtesy of Bob Tabor.

14 comments:

therelishedroost said...

I love the year of the horse!! Partial because of our big boy Kieran!
Love all of these images!!
Karolyn

CDS said...

The top one is my favorite. I love that my son is going to be born in the year of the horse. XO

The enchanted home said...

Definitely one of God's most beautiful accomplishments, their beauty is just incredible isn't' it! Hope you are nice and warm!

Splendid Market said...

Extremely beautiful. It makes me miss my riding days. They are truly beautiful creatures and he has captured the best of their beauty.

Karena Albert said...

Magnificent! I love the supreme elegance of this animal!
xoxo
Karena
The Arts by Karena

miss b said...

What a talented photographer! He really captures their beauty.
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Castles Crowns and Cottages said...

The horse is my absolute favorite creature on the planet, with dogs and rabbits, bears and other cuddly creatures to follow! I come by way of Elizabeth from Pinecone and Acorns, and your post is lush with such beauty. I often feature horses on my posts because of that graceful power that their images reflect.

Thank you for such a treat this morning! Anita

clarice said...

love the year of the horse!!!
beautiful pics!

Karen Fields said...

Gorgeous post! These images are breathtaking. Beautiful!

Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Stunning images.
What a talented photographer to catch such perfect moments with these majestic creatures.
Thanks for sharing!

Nancy {at} powellbrower at home said...

We are horse owners and lovers! Bob Tabor is one of my favorites.. so impacting, bold, emotional! Love these all. Have a great year! xo Nancy

Cardinham | Killgrew said...

Beautiful shots... I love the white and black backgrounds...just draws out the detail in the horse.


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Punctuation Mark said...

i had a post about the year of the horse too... i love the whole meaning behind it!

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