Dogs in Art:

Dogs in Art:

Perhaps the most famous living English artist, David Hockney is also a lover of dogs.  Best known for his portraiture, photo collages and paintings of California swimming pools, Hockney also created a series of works in the early 1990s about his dachshunds, Stanley...
Dogs in Art:

Dogs in Art:

This winter the WAH Center (Williamsburg Art & Historical Center) presented an exhibition of sculpture created by Taiwanese artist Poren Huang.  “The Dog’s Notes” (2005), a series of gold, silver and black cast metal work, celebrates the uniqueness of...
Dogs in Art:

Dogs in Art:

“Las Meninas”, Diego Velázquez’s 1656 masterwork depicts eleven figures from the Spanish court of King Philip IV and one Mastín Español (Spanish Mastiff), a dog originally bred in Spain to keep livestock safe from predators.  Perhaps the most scrutinized painting in...

Dogs in Art:

British painter Lucian Michael Freud (1922-2011), grandson of Sigmund, was seemingly very inspired by dogs.  Most particularly by his whippet, Pluto, whose life he recorded in his...
Dogs in Art:

Dogs in Art:

His iconic paintings certainly more famous than his name, Cassius Marcellus Coolidge (1844-1934) was an American artist — sometimes known as “Kash” — commissioned to paint multiple versions of “Dogs Playing Poker” for cigar manufacturers Brown &...