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Artists and their cats

Alison Nastasi

Artists and their cats

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cat owners,
  • Cats,
  • Artists,
  • Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Alison Nastasi
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN7460 .N37 2015
    The Physical Object
    Pagination112 pages
    Number of Pages112
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27176415M
    ISBN 101452133557
    ISBN 109781452133553
    LC Control Number2014040869
    OCLC/WorldCa881863888


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In a series of photographs and stories, this volume (from the author of Artists and Their Cats) depicts the loving bond between cats and famous Artists and their cats book, from Gloria Steinem to Mark Twain.” —The Strategist “Nastasi’s purrrfectly charming book is filled with surprises, including a picture of a kitten-covered Stephen King/5(49).

Accompanied by a series of photographs of the most famous figures in modern and contemporary art with their cats, the book surveys the roles felines played in their lives, and even the way they affected the practice and artwork of these artists – after all, felines have been a subject in the arts for centuries now.

Think Pablo Picasso, who. Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo so many great artists have shared one very special love: the companionship of cats. Gathered here for the first time are behind-thescenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline Artists and their cats book.

From Salvador Dali's pet ocelot Babou to Brand: Chronicle Books LLC. Photos of Famous Artists with Their Cats, from Smithsonian’s Archive. In this special collection, selected by the authors of Why Cats Paint, we offer several of the most unique examples of cat art and artists in a postcard book, allowing readers to share their discovery with friends.4/5(6).

Among many iconic artists, Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, and Frida Kahlo are all known to have had kitty accomplices. Having lived with many cats throughout his life, Picasso even portrayed them in his many of his paintings, including Woman with Cat () and Chat et homard (Cat and Lobster, ). Warhol even published a book of cat drawings titled 25 Cats.

But the project didn’t begin as a concerted effort to uncover the felines that influenced famous artists. In the foreword, Smithsonian Archives of American Art director Kate Haw writes that the book was “inevitable” based on the popularity of cats—not just on the internet (she points to Grumpy Cat’s million followers), but in the Smithsonian’s own library, too.

Pablo Picasso, Salvador Dali, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo: Great artists throughout history have shared one very special love - the companionship of cats. This charming little book gathers photographs of fifty famous artists with their beloved feline friends and offers behind-the-scenes stories of their relationships/5(62).

Artists and cats both like to go their own way, do their own thing, and just generally be whoever they are without any undue influence from some small-minded “authority,” thank you very much. This makes artists and cats perfect for each other, as Alison Nastasi points out in her new book, Artists and Their Cats.

Artists have often looked to their feline friends for inspiration throughout history. The mewing muses were the gods of their own religion in ancient Egypt, and not much has changed since then.

Cats make great company for artists, Nastasi proposes, because they possess some of the same defining characters traits as their. Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo so many great artists have shared one very special love: the companionship of cats.

Gathered here for the first time are behind-thescenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline : Chronicle Books. Get this from a library. Artists and their cats. [Alison Nastasi] -- A behind-the-scenes look at fifty famous artists and their pet cats pairs photographs with stories about such luminaries as John Lennon, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

Artists have had a special relationship with the humble house-cat for centuries. In addition to serving as subjects of paintings, prints, sculptures, and other works of art, the meowing muses have also played an important part behind the scenes.

In Artists and Their Cats, author Alison Nastasi explores this furry phenomenon, sharing intimate photos of well-known creatives and. : Artists and Their Cats () by Nastasi, Alison and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5().

Throughout history, artists have been inspired by the presence of certain other beings in their lives that motivated them to create their best work. Alison Nastasi,'s Artists and Their Cats focuses on animal muses. A series of photographs reflect the enduring and highly personal relationships between well-known artists and their cats.

Buy a cheap copy of Cat Artists & Their Work book by Heather Busch. Description In'Why Cats Paint took the art world and animal world by storm with its unprecedented photographic record of cat creativity.

Some of these works Free shipping over $/5(3). Editor Alison Nastasi writes in the book’s introduction, “Many artists buck notions of a stereotypical temperament, but researchers have long speculated that creative individuals share common attributes—which mirror those of cats.” More than 50 pairs are highlighted throughout the book—cats perched on laps, desks, and even atop heads.

Nastasi is the mind behind Artists and Their Cats, an aptly named compilation of photographs illustrating the historic partnership of, well, cat and Pablo Picasso to Frida Kahlo to Salvador Dali, the book reveals the felines behind some of. As you might expect, this book is beautifully illustrated and the range of styles is a lot of fun.

it is surprising how many of the illustrators turned to childhood cats rather than currently-owned ones, and intriguing that some were fanciful (I'm sorry, but I don't believe your cat really flies around town on a bathmat) and some realistic/5. 52 This is only a few of so many great artists whose own pet cats provided inspiration for their work.

Author Alison Nastasi created an entire book titled Artists and Their Cats that collates photographs and anecdotes of artists and their inspiring cats. Paul Klee Cat and Bird   The magnetism between artists and animals has been the subject of articles, exhibitions, and several books, including Alison Nastasi’s compilation of photographs and narratives chronicling the relationships between 50 artists and their cats and Susie Hodge’s anthology of anecdotes about famous artists and their pets.

For lovers of art and animals comes a delightful new book—Artists and Their Pets—a colorfully illustrated account of notable artists and their animal companions Picasso and his numerous cats and dogs; Frida Kahlo and her menagerie; and lesser-known creatives such as Franz Marc, who, via his paintings, tried to visualize the world through the eyes of animals.

For decades artists have enjoyed the soothing and therapeutic effects their pets have had in their lives and work. A studio without a cat, dog or even a hawk is a lonely one.

From Luis Wain and his ‘cat society’ to Frida and her array of creatures, the following pets have a place in art history. Comic artists, picture book illustrators, and more are using their skills and talent to provide everyone an opportunity to stave off boredom.

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For her new book, Artists and Their Cats, she uncovers some of the quiet, nocturnal moments shared in studio by some of history’s greatest artists and their constant kitty companions.

Nastasi, who is an artist herself with two cats, believes that in many ways, artists and felines are spiritual kin. Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo so many great artists have shared one very special love: the companionship of cats.

Gathered here for the first time are behind-thescenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline friends. From Salvador Dali's pet ocelot Babou to John Lennon and Yoko Ono's menagerie of cats, including Salt (who was.

Musicians and fans of the heavy metal music community often get a bad rap because of their dark, gruff and tattooed looks. The adorable photo series published in Metal Cats by Alexandra Crockett sets out to change all that by getting famous musicians to pose with their adorable kittens and show off their softer sides.

The people posing in these photos represent Author: Dovas. Artists and Their Cats (Book): Nastasi, Alison: A behind-the-scenes look at fifty famous artists and their pet cats pairs photographs with stories about such luminaries as John Lennon, Andy Warhol, and Georgia O'Keeffe.

Not that he would always admit it: as related in the new book Artists and Their Cats, by Alison Nastasi (Chronicle Books), Dalí once brought Babou out.

The Book of the Cat by Pentagram partner Angus Hyland and journalist and author Caroline Roberts is a cool and quirky collection of feline art and illustration by well-known artists from around the world. Cats, of course, have been revered by artists since ancient times for their beauty, grace, independence and air of mystery (or indifference, depending on how you look.

Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Frida Kahlo so many great artists have shared one very special love: the companionship of cats. Gathered here for the first time are behind-thescenes stories of more than 50 famous artists and their feline friends. From Salvador Dali's pet ocelot Babou to John Lennon and Yoko Ono's men.

Cats have been subjects for artists since ancient times, and it’s no wonder. After all, with their beauty, grace and independence, combined with an air of mystery, cats are endlessly fascinating. The Book of the Cat: Cats in Art celebrates the beauty of cat by featuring cat art from all over the world from artists past and present.

August 8 is National Cat Day, and we’ve found the perfect book to help celebrate. Alison Nastasi’s Writers and Their Cats explores the (in)famous writerly temperament and its storied penchant for keeping feline company.

So why do writers like cats. Nastasi seems to think the observant, solitary life of a writer is a lot like that of a cat. And that Andy Warhol loved his dachshunds, Salvador Dalí liked ocelots and anteaters, and Georgia O’Keeffe had a passion for chows and Siamese cats.

Artists and Their Pets tells these stories and many more with full-color illustrations and a chirpy narrative that will delight both art buffs and pet enthusiasts. Writers Write is a resource for writers. We’ve put together a post on the relationship between famous writers and their cats.

Writers and cats have always shared a special bond. Alison Nastasi has written a book about the behind-the-scenes stories of Writers and Their Cats, which reminded me of my thoughts on the subject.

A stylish, illustrated gift book profiling notable cat-loving men throughout history. Some of history’s greatest men have been cat lovers, and their cats have contributed to their genius and legacy: the static charge from a cat’s fur sparked young Nikola Tesla’s interest in electricity; Sir Isaac Newton is said to have invited the first cat flap; visitors to Ernest Brand: Potter/Ten Speed/Harmony/Rodale.

A very cute gift book chock full of stunning and fun photographs of amazing artists with their cats. The book design isn't very nice, however. Bigger than standard gift or impulse purchase books but I would have loved a dustjacket for this title or a better quality design.

The books I saw had most. The book has endearing photographs of the felines and their humans as well as the stories behind these relationships. Whether you’re a cat lover, art enthusiast, or both, this book offers a new way to celebrate the special bonds we create with animals.

Details. Artists and Their Cats measures 6” by 8”. The hardcover book contains pages.5/5(3). Have you ever wondered why women and cats have been linked throughout history in art?

Have you asked yourself why cats are included in some of the world's most famous paintings? If so, 7 Women Artists and their Cat Subjects will open the door to understanding the symbolism of the cat in art and give you a chance to learn about a few of the earliest female artists and their.

Last week the Publishing House Chronicle Books released the book Artists and Their Cats by Alison Nastasi. The edition features the 21st century’s greatest creative minds and their pets. The writer is trying to prove that “cat people” are more creative then “dog people,” writes   Expressive or aloof, affectionate or enigmatic, cats have complicated characters that make them compelling artists' muses.

Mary Savig, curator of manuscripts at the Smithsonian Archives of American Art, explores these quirky and charming relationships in her book, Artful Cats. Drawing on the volume, she discusses a range of fascinating images in which creators .