Artist Andrew Butler with his furry muse, Vegas. Andrew Butler’s art is extraordinarily vibrant and fascinating, but would you believe that his biggest artistic inspiration is his dog?? That’s right! Dogs are often muses for artists (remember Picasso and his dog Lump)! Andrew’s English Springer Spaniel furry sidekick is named Vegas, and in […]
Painter and Cat Lover, Leonor Fini
Leonor Fini and her Cats: The Subjects of her Work and the Objects of her Affection. She adored cats. Everyone around her adored cats. Artist Leonor Fini, shared her extraordinary life with sometimes ten, sometimes twenty, sometimes more cats of all shapes and sizes. Abyssinians, Scottish Folds, Himalayans, Strays. Persians were her favorite. She found […]
Art Fur Art’s Sake – Lucy Fremont’s Beautiful Pets in Painted and Sculpted Glory!
As an art photographer, my work has brought me into the studios of many artists and homes of collectors. It soon became clear to me how many animals had found a place to live with these art lovers. On one assignment, at Jed Garet’s studio, I noticed his gray tabby was lying beneath a […]