Canine have been people’ greatest associates all through the ages, so it’s no shock that they’ve additionally been prime topics of artwork—the first works depicting pups date again greater than 8,000 years. A gaggle present opening at Hashimoto Contemporary this month extends this long-running custom by work, ceramics, and plush sculptures that look to our canine buddies and their big selection of antics for inspiration.
For the Love of Canine options works of over thirty artists who dig up adoration, worry, and different affinities for the beloved companion species: Katie Kimmel sculpts scrunched-up rolls on a chunky basset hound, Joey Wolf’s lounging grey bulldog takes on human traits, and Debra Broz (previously) splices a chaotic pack of pups that makes it tough to tell apart heads from tails.
A playful and heartfelt ode, For the Love of Canine is on view from August 19 to September 9 in Los Angeles.
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