Playful Portraits by Elke Vogelsang Catch Cats’ Cranky and Silly Emotions

 Photography #cats #Elke Vogelsang #humor #portraits July 13, 2022 Grace Ebert All images © Elke Vogelsang, shared with permission Unlike the affectionate canine companions that grace many of Elke Vogelsang’s portraits, the cats she finds in front of her camera exhibit more irritable, even stereotypical emotions. She captures her feline subjects with a range of reactions, whether snarling and baring their teeth or showing off their more playful sides with leaps into the air or a quick flick of their tongues. A professional pet portraitist, Vogelsang mostly visits her…

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Vivid Oil Paintings by Kristof Santy Present Humble Meals as Bold Gastronomic Decadence

 Art Food #fruit #Kristof Santy #oil painting #painting July 13, 2022 Grace Ebert “Bloemen en kaas” (2022), oil on canvas, 160 x 140 centimeters. All images © Kristof Santy, courtesy of Unit London, shared with permission Referencing Marco Ferreri’s mordant 1970s satire by the same name, La Grande Bouffe, or The Big Feast, saturates the simple foods found in pantries and fridges with unexpected grandeur. The solo exhibition on view at Unit London showcases vivid paintings by Belgian artist Kristof Santy that transform humble fare like a cheddar wedge…

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