February 15, 2012
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famous artists with their dogs

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Andy Warhol and Archie (or Amos).

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David Hockney with his two dachshunds, Stanley and Boodgie.

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Pablo Picasso and his dog Lump.

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Georgia O’Keeffe and her Chow.

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René and Georgette Magritte with their dog.

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Jackson Pollock with Gyp and Ahab.

After all, dogs have been popping up in art for hundreds of years…

Norman Rockwell, William Wegman and Frida Kahlo after the jump!

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Norman Rockwell with his wife Mary and their dog.

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William Wegman and one of his many famous pooches.

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Frida Kahlo and her Xoloitzcuintli dogs.

Source & Photos: Flavorwire

15 Responses to “famous artists with their dogs”

VivianFebruary 17th, 2012 at 8:29 pm

I love dogs and really love the chemistry between dog owners and their loyal friends. It is so special!
Especially the last one, of Frida is a very interesting picture too, in photographic terms.
Thanks for sharing!

The ApothegmatistFebruary 19th, 2012 at 4:48 pm

What about William Hogarth's dog ? Such a character.
http://www.google.co.uk/imgres?q=hogarth%27s+dog&hl=en&biw=1366&bih=598&gbv=2&tbm=isch&tbnid=0bVqf5zJX015TM:&imgrefurl=http://twentyfirstcenturypoetics.blogspot.com/2010/05/hogarths-dog-this-gentle-pug-did-cock.html&docid=W9shtViqvkWdgM&imgurl=http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_KlyL8LKvFrc/S97JoTTDLGI/AAAAAAAAAVo/qwoaruHGFi8/s1600/william-hogarth-self-portrait.jpg&w=616&h=800&ei=tidBT-a8BsPT0QWt2ZiPDw&zoom=1&iact=hc&vpx=419&vpy=113&dur=423&hovh=256&hovw=197&tx=125&ty=160&sig=101044719040556375106&page=1&tbnh=124&tbnw=102&start=0&ndsp=24&ved=0CEsQrQMwAg

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