“I hope that the exhibition shows the influence of cats on Wain’s work, and how they are bound up with his personal life and artistic success.”.
Ed Attanasio tries to capture the whimsical personalities of the pets he draws, like Leo. Courtesy of Ed AttanasioAttanasio never trained as an artist, though his father was a painter.In his new life as an artist, Attanasio frequently donates artwork to charity auctions to raise money for pet rescue groups.
(Picture: Caters News)An Australian tourist who got a tattoo of her dog on holiday was mortified when it ended up looking like ‘male genitalia’. (Picture: Caters News)But after showing her friends her new ink, Kayla realised Penny’s nose looked like a penis.
Hockney looks as pretty as picture after being rescued (Image: Dogs Trust) The tiny terrier was only five weeks old and weighed less than a bag of sugar when he was cruelly abandoned with no food, water or blanket to keep warm.
Since the 1970s, the American artist William Wegman has photographed his dogs in a variety of poses; now a collection of his Polaroids is being exhibited in the UK for the first time. William Wegman: Polaroids is at the Huxley-Parlour Gallery, London W1, 26 September-20 October