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From the exhibit “MAD AS HELL” New Work (and Some Classics) by Sue Coe at Galerie St. Etienne, New York. On view April 17 though July 3, 2012.
Sue Coe. Begging Dog, 1986. Graphite on Strathmore Bristol paper. 29” x 23” (73.7 x 58.4 cm). Reproduced in X (The Life and Times of Malcolm X).
Join Bark contributor Patricia McConnell and curator Richard H. Axsom Thursday, June 21, 12:30–1:15 pm, in a discussion on the relationship between people and animals. The conversation is in conjunction with One must know the animals, a new exhibition at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, June 2–August 19, 2012.
Art credit: Sergio Gonzalez-Tornero, Wolf, 1973. Aquatint with embossing, 17¾ x 23¾ inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
Happy 70th Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney, shown here with his dog Martha (c. 1967). Read here how Martha inspired McCartney’s song Martha My Dear.
"One must know the animals" is a new exhibition at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art, June 2–August 12, 2012. The show provides a platform to question our relationships with the animal kingdom.
On Thursday, June 21, 12:30–1:15 pm at MMoCA, join Bark contributor Patricia McConnell and curator Richard H. Axsom as they discuss the complicated and often contradictory relationship between people and animals.
Art credit: Nino Longobardi, Cane, from Il Bestiaro di Nino Longobardi portfolio, 1984. Etching, 25x21.5 inches. Collection of the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art.
“Snap!” by Warsaw-based artist Michael Torzecki from his monochromatic paintings series “Cats & Dogs.” We’d like these even if Torzecki hadn’t contributed 20 percent of the income from his most recent show to an animal shelter.
More retro doggies. “Love at First Sight” by Haddon Sundblom (1899-1976); U.S. Brewers Foundation, 1955.
Flowers and puppies—it must be spring. See Zamboni’s fellow smilers.
“Desire” by Clair Hartmann is one of the intriguing works in “Strathmore Unleashed!” which explores dogs’ impact on people through painting, photography, architecture, video, mixed media, fiber art and sculpture. April 28–June 23 (with a May 3 Yappy Hour) at Strathmore in Bethesda, Md. More info at strathmore.org.