animal art

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.
Could the desire to add artistic value to the world be only human? It's a great debate.
Could the desire to add artistic value to the world be only human? Yes, there are examples of other animals creating works of art--from elephants to chimpanzees. Some scientists say they've even seen chimps get grumpy when interrupted in the process of making something. But no one knows for certain the thought process or motivation behind such behavior. Jacqueline Howard reports.
It ends today. In a series of hauntingly beautiful (and sometimes downright cute) photos, Italian artist Francesco Sambo
Distributed by MCT Information Services Metro caught on to painting right away, he said. From a financial standpoint, Metro's
Over on the website for the Humane Society of the United States, six chimpanzees from across the country are competing for
Welcome to the CD menagerie. Sean Avery rendered the animal kingdom out of shattered compact discs! These old-fangled, music
Is it art? That’s a question artists sometimes hear about their own work. But a new exhibition at a London museum raises
See Zoo Miami animals create the paintings: "Keepers often incorporate the painting into enrichment activities," Ridgley
What do you make of his sculpture? Check out this gallery and let us know in the comments below. Artist Gabor Fulop doesn't
ArtInfo wisely noted that these are hardly the first animal artists, as artwork from a 2008 sale by the Association of Zoos