MEMPHIS — Chalkware was one of the earliest affordable arts available to a large population in the United States.
As works by artists from Balthus to Théophile Steinlen reveal, the cat has long been a popular subject for depiction.
Cats in general, and cat videos in particular, appear to test, and sometimes to confirm, familiar ideas about the essence of art.
The new independent parliamentary candidate for Montreal’s tony, predominantly anglophone NDG–Westmount district is a a four-year-old cat named Humbert.
Meow Met, a new, feline-filled Chrome extension actually turns the act of opening a tab into an enjoyable learning experience.
There’s loving your cat, and then there’s loving your cat.
A new exhibition coming to the Japan Society this spring brings a different perspective to bear on our feline friends.
By now the Hermitage cats, the troupe of feline pest control agents residing at the State Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg, are well known, but Anna Jermolaewa is providing some historical context for all the cuteness.
“It’s all about the cats,” Ai Weiwei said recently, sitting in his Beijing compound in conversation with a writer for a new feline-themed magazine called Puss Puss. “They stay here, some have babies here, but it’s their home and really an oasis for us.”
Archeologists in Peru have discovered the 1,500-year-old tomb of a Moche nobleman, which they say could shed further light on the pre-Inca civilization. Along with some things you might expect to find in an archeological dig was a curious pair of metal feline paws with sharp claws.
David Foster Wallace thought irony was ruining our culture, but it has certainly made cat memes entertaining. But have you ever wondered about the ancestors to our cute cat photos — what pictures of furry felines looked like in the un-ironic years before sites like LOLCats existed?
A week ago Wednesday night, I sat down in a green metal chair at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand and watched an hour and a half of Internet cat videos on a giant screen alongside 10,000 people. When this little guy licked a vaccum cleaner, 10,000 of us chuckled together; when these sad cats lamented their plight, we all LOLed; when “Lil Bub & Friendz” came on, we cooed over her sweetness.