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Animal Art

A Mixed Media Menagerie

Christine Stoddard | Posted 07.29.2016 | Arts
Christine Stoddard

By nature, I am a gleaner. I collect objects and layer them, inspired by the potential for motion. Sometimes the works remain static; other times they evolve into animations, installations, performances, or even participatory art with a social slant.

Zoo Auctions Off Artwork Made By The Aminals Themselves

The Huffington Post | Samantha Guff | Posted 12.15.2015 | Arts

These animals are taking modern art to a whole new level. The Buttonwood Park Zoo in Massachusetts is holding an auction of fine art pieces -- made b...

What Makes Us Human?

Jacqueline Howard | Posted 06.09.2016 | Science
Jacqueline Howard

Could the desire to add artistic value to the world be only human? It's a great debate.

13 Photos That Will Restore Your Faith In Beast-People

The Huffington Post | Sebastian Murdock | Posted 11.14.2014 | Weird News

For too long, beast-people have been given a bad rap. Whether it's werewolves (who we're pretty sure just wanna cuddle), X-Men's Beast, or Mr. Tumnus,...

Painting Horse Racks Up $130,000 In Art Sales

The Baltimore Sun | Mary Carole McCauley | Posted 08.06.2014 | Green

ROCKY RIDGE -- Metro Meteor, whose abstract paintings rapidly are becoming an art world sensation, might be just a horse. And the 11-year-old bay, lik...

LOOK: This Chimpanzee Can Paint Better Than You

Posted 08.14.2013 | Arts

It's no secret that the animal kingdom boasts more than a few aspiring artists. Take, for example Justin the painting horse or Bozie the abstract elep...

PHOTOS: Animal Sculptures Made From CD Fragments

Posted 02.17.2012 | Arts

Welcome to the CD menagerie. Sean Avery rendered the animal kingdom out of shattered compact discs! These old-fangled, music-storing devices were a...

PHOTOS: Are These Animals Artists?

Posted 02.13.2012 | Science

Is it art? That’s a question artists sometimes hear about their own work. But a new exhibition at a London museum raises the question of whether ani...

The Cutest Art-Making Otter You'll See All Day

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 02.03.2012 | Miami

This Saturday, Bakehouse Art Complex is hosting "Savage," an exhibit by animals for animals. Critters and beasts from Zoo Miami used their snouts,...

Artist Sculpts Human Forms With Ladybugs

Posted 03.27.2012 | Arts

Artist Gabor Fulop doesn't work in bronze or marble. Instead, the sculptor creates ladybugs -- 20,000 of them -- and hand paints them before applying ...

Maggie The Porcupine And Friends Make Art

Posted 12.20.2011 | Arts

We've already seen comparisons between the art of young children and the masters of abstract expressionism, but the efforts of some zoo animals in Tul...