Category dog art/museum

And Your Little Dog Too… The Art of Banksy, Toronto, ON

My favourite Banksy dog image isn’t in the blockbuster exhibition: The Art of Banksy, making its North American premiere in Toronto this month. My favourite image is a line drawing of a bulldog against a pink background. But the print does appear in several videos airing curator Steve Lazarides’ commentary dotting the six-room exhibition in an […]

KC Part Two: Year of the Dog (and Shuttle Cocks) in Kansas City, Missouri

2018 is the Year of the Dog, according to the Chinese calendar. Thought I didn’t notice? Of course, I noticed – I was waiting for the ideal opportunity to announce it on dogtrotting.net. Here it is: Part two of dog-days in Kansas City, Missouri while attending BlogPaws 2018 (maybe for the last time), an annual […]

Travel Guelph, Ontario: Appreciating Art the Dog Way at the old/new sculpture park

It was a great idea to take my schnoodle Victor to the outdoor art park … until it wasn’t. (My apologies to artist John Greer – apparently his three large stone ‘Grains of Wheat’ to a dog looks like, well three large rocks.) We’re hanging out at the Guelph Art Gallery (formerly the McDonald Stewart […]

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San Antonio, Texas: Ancient Chinese Dog Sculpture

The dog/human bond transcends centuries. How do we know? Art. Dogs have been our friends, family and working companions for centuries, if not longer. You can find evidence of dogs as our family, friends and working companions in almost every museum in your travels. Here’s something I discovered in the San Antonio Museum of Art […]