The Sacred Cats of Ancient EgyptAugust 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 PaintingsAugust 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...
Tsuguharu Foujita: The Cat MasterAugust 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 WallsJuly 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 ShrineApril 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 TunnicliffeApril 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 ArtJanuary 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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