Tagged: Cats in Art

Louis Wain Illustrations

Who was Louis William Wain?

Louis William Wain (1860-1939) was a talented artist who is famous for his anthropomorphic cats which were regularly clothed and which were often found on greeting cards and in satirical illustrations. He was a...

The Cat Transformed into a Woman c.1928-31-1947 by Marc Chagall 1887-1985

Transforming your cat into a woman

Although Wikipedia makes no mention whatsoever of Marc Chagall’s love of cats, they play a major part in many of his paintings. They are shown as companions and symbolic of women and domesticity according...

Advertisement for International Baking Powder c 1885

Cats In Advertising

Cats have been used extensively in advertising. A specific poster got me onto the subject. It is not strictly advertising in the sense that we know it but using a fierce black cat to...

Barbara Hepworth DBE

Barbara Hepworth loved cats

I have been bold enough to say that Barbara Hepworth loved cats. If you’re not completely sure, Barbara Hepworth was an English sculptor. She was celebrated and renowned. She was a Dame of the...

Girl with a kitten by Lucian Freud

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 completed between 1948 and 1949. The painting shows Kitty Garman (1926-2011) holding a cat....

Grayson Perry cat sculpture

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 have no idea what it signifies if anything. It is grand and important. There...

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