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    The Sacred Cats of Ancient Egypt

    By August 5, 2020

    The Ancient Egyptians revered cats of all kinds and honoured them in their art. From servals to the mighty lion, cats were seen as powerful forces for both protection and destruction. According to their mythology, the sacred cats...

  • Can You Spot the Cat? Cats Hidden in Famous Paintings

    By August 4, 2020

    I like cats and I’m sure that many of you do too. A fascinating animal, the cat has earned itself an important place in culture, literature, and art. Artists gave it a rich variety of symbolic meanings. However, at...

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    Tsuguharu Foujita: The Cat Master

    By August 3, 2020

    While there are many artists who can be called cat-lovers, only one can be called the master of cats. Léonard Tsuguharu Foujita was a Japanese–French painter and printmaker born in Tokyo, Japan. He applied Japanese ink techniques to...

  • The Journey of 19th Century Parisian Ads to 21st Century Walls

    By July 17, 2020

    Advertising posters have proven to be an essential element of the retro aesthetic. Reminiscent of the lifestyle of its time, this form of visual expression tells the tale of society and its evolution. Vintage Parisian posters are the...

  • Nikko Toshogu Shrine

    By April 30, 2020

    Among one of the most scenic areas of Japan, in the middle of the Honshu island, and at the foot of the Mt. Nantai volcano, lies the small city of Nikko. Besides the beautiful surroundings, it is known...

  • Meet Beautiful Cats by Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe

    By April 24, 2018

    Charles Frederick Tunnicliffe, the British engraver, illustrator, and painter perhaps best known for his paintings of birds, painted many other animals besides including monkeys, dogs, bulls and indeed humans! My favorite Tunnicliffe paintings though are his depictions of...

  • Fat Cat Art – Cat’s Guide to Classic Art

    By January 24, 2017

    There is one fat cat in the world that makes all art in the world better. And it’s not my cat unfortunately. It’s Zarathustra. Have you heard of (or maybe I should write: seen) him? He’s magnificent. His...

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