A little like dogs themselves, Portraits of Dogs at the Wallace Collection is a complimentary companion piece to the human story.
Jacques Barthélémy Delamarre’s 18th-century canine portrait, said to depict the French queen’s beloved “Pompon,” sold for a whopping $280K.
X-ray fluorescence of the artist’s “Le Moulin de la Galette” (1900) has revealed a little brown dog with a red bow under layers of paint.
“Frito Pawlo” stunned, Mochi struck a pious pose as the Pope, and a “Bodega Cat” pupper took the top prize.
The pet home is on view at the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, Wright’s largest public project.
The documentary The Truffle Hunters looks at a dying way of life.
Space Dogs explores the lives of Moscow street dogs past and present, including the ones used in the Soviet space program.
The recent uprising in Chile is full of references to the beloved Negro Matapacos, who accompanied protesters for many years. As his legend spreads, so too do images of the good boy.
Across social media, various players love to test game realism. What do the limits of this realism say about the future of the medium?
It’s stuffed to the brim with oodles of poodles and painted Pomeranians. But are these pooch paintings Pugcassos, or just plan Shih Tzu?
“They must die!” boutique hotel mogul Vikram Chatwal allegedly screamed at Molly and Finn, the Jack Russell terriers of gallerist Sean Kelly, before pulling out an aerosol can and lighter and attempting to torch the poor pups.
There’s a whole history of woe for the pets of famous artists, especially when the creative types decided no ordinary cat or dog would do.