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Shown: Jacopo da Ponte (Jacopo Bassano) Two Hunting Dogs Tied to a Tree Stump, 1548–1549, oil on canvas. Collection of the Musée du Louvre, Paris.
Included in the exhibition Animal Beauty, now on view at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais in Paris, France. The show features 160 works exploring the relationship between animals and artists. Through July 16, 2012.
Animal Beauty, an exhibition exploring the relationship between animals and artists, is now on view at the Galeries Nationales du Grand Palais in Paris, France. The show features 160 works depicting animals and examines the attending aesthetic, philosophical and moral issues like only the French can. Included are sculpture, painting and photographs from the likes of Chagall, Dürer, Delacroix, Rembrandt, Warhol and a handful of classic works featuring dogs. The show runs until July 16, 2012.
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.