Cats in Art

Cats In Advertising

Cats have been used extensively in advertising. A specific poster got me onto the subject. It is not strictly advertising…

1 month ago

Did Vincent van Gogh have a cat?

Today is a good day to ask whether Vincent van Gogh had a cat because on this day in 1890,…

3 months ago

Girl with a Kitten by Lucian Freud

From time to time I like to write about cats in paintings. This is one by Lucian Freud which he…

4 months ago

Cat Sculpture by Grayson Perry

This is a photograph of Grayson Perry's sculpture of a cat which he has uploaded to Twitter hours ago. I…

5 months ago

The sex symbolism behind the cat in Hockney’s Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy

The all-white cat gazing out of the balcony doors to the exterior, in David Hockney's painting Mr and Mrs Clark…

10 months ago

Édouard Manet loved cats and many of his letters have small sketches of cats

This is a little bit of cat trivia. It is not going to change the world but it is quite…

12 months ago

These fluffy cats are some of the most intricate drawings you’ll ever see

This is the art of Kamwei Fong. He is a smart guy and he lives in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Below…

1 year ago

22,000 toothpicks create a cat picture

A high school in the Chiba Prefecture of Japan created a large picture (sculpture?) of the head of a white…

2 years ago

Domestic cat teased by Christ’s suffering as symbolised by a goldfinch

It'd be interesting if someone could try and untangle the interpretation of this 16th century religious painting by Barocci containing…

2 years ago

Why there are hundreds of cats off the ground in a Denver alley?

This is another arresting cat picture. It certainly caught my eye. It looks cool and plausible - just. However it's…

2 years ago