Artists and Their Cats

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Artists and Their Cats by Alison Nastasi

From the publisher

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 black) and Pepper (who was white), Artists and Their Cats captures these endearing friendships in charming photographs and engaging text, and reveals what creative souls and the animals best known for their independent spirits have in common. In this clever compilation, art aficionados will discover a softer side of their favorite artists, and cat lovers will enjoy a whole new way to celebrate their favorite furry friends.

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. From Salvador Dali’s pet ocelot Babou to John Lennon and Yoko Ono’s menagerie of cats including Salt (who was black) and Pepper (who was white), Artists and Their Cats reveals many an endearing friendship – and reveals the personality traits often shared between the daringly creative souls among us and the animals best known for their independent spirits.

http://www.chroniclebooks.com/titles/artists-and-their-cats.html

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