Category Archives: Art

Foo Dogs

Foo DOGs are NOT Dogs. They are actually Lions! They originated in China:  shi, meaning lion or shishi … stone lion.  In colloquial English they are known as lion dogs. Resembling the Chow-Chow and Shih Tzu led them to be … Continue reading

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Lethal Weapons

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Cats are anthropomorphised in art because they are so laid back that you automatically attribute human thoughts and feelings to them. ― Jim Davis Also see post: The Electrical Life of Louis Wain and article about Louis Wain’s life Happy … Continue reading

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Making Friends

BOY WITH TWO DOGSSaturday Evening Post cover, Sep 28, 1929

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