Jacques Barthélémy Delamarre’s 18th-century canine portrait, said to depict the French queen’s beloved “Pompon,” sold for a whopping $280K.
Adorable Pup Found Hidden in Picasso Painting
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.
The Most Pawesome Looks From NYC’s Halloween Dog Parade
“Frito Pawlo” stunned, Mochi struck a pious pose as the Pope, and a “Bodega Cat” pupper took the top prize.
A Frank Lloyd Wright-Designed Doghouse Goes on View in California
The pet home is on view at the Marin County Civic Center in San Rafael, Wright’s largest public project.
In the Forests of Italy, Old Men Search for Truffles With Their Dogs
The documentary The Truffle Hunters looks at a dying way of life.
The Curious Lives of the Russian Stray Dogs That Traveled to Space
Space Dogs explores the lives of Moscow street dogs past and present, including the ones used in the Soviet space program.
The Cop-Attacking Chilean Dog Who Became a Worldwide Symbol of Protest
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.
What the “Can You Pet the Dog?” Test Reveals About Modern Video Games
Across social media, various players love to test game realism. What do the limits of this realism say about the future of the medium?
New York’s New Museum of the Dog Is Serving Canine Realness Extravaganza
It’s stuffed to the brim with oodles of poodles and painted Pomeranians. But are these pooch paintings Pugcassos, or just plan Shih Tzu?
Crazed Hotelier Sets Art Dealer’s Dogs on Fire [UPDATED]
“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.
The Curious Fates of Famous Artists’ Pets
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.
Living the Ruff Life in New York City
When photographer Erik Carter first moved to Crown Heights, Brooklyn, in 2012, he noticed an unusual number of pit bulls in the area.