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Aleksandr Petrov – Korova aka The Cow (1989)

Animated in the paint-on-glass technique, Korova represents another testimony to the creative genius of award winning russian cartoonist Aleksandr Petrov (Old Man and The Sea). Like many of his other works, Korova is inspired from russian literature, in this case a short story by A. Platonov. The setting is the russian countryside, next to a railway track, where a young boy’s remembrance of things past becomes sweet and elegiac. For me personally paint-on-glass animation is the first thing that comes to mind when i think of “moving art”. Read More »