ANIMAL ART OF THE DAY for International Red Panda Day: Europe’s first image(s)

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Happy International Red Panda Day, celebrated annually on the 3rd Saturday of September! The Red Panda (Ailurus fulgens, which roughly translates to “shining cat”), is a small mammal native to the eastern Himalayas and southwestern China. It is the only extant species of the Ailuridae family, nestled within the “weasel…

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UPCOMING EXHIBITION: Galloping Through Dynasties at the Cleveland Art Museum

Galloping Through DynastiesOctober 7, 2022–January 1, 2023Cleveland Museum of ArtSchiff Gallery Gallery 234Free admission. Galloping Through Dynasties explores the evolution of Chinese horse painting in both its symbolic and its stylistic aspects throughout Chinese history. The approximately sixty art works drawn from the collections of leading U.S. museums and one from Japan…

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ANIMAL ART OF THE DAY for World Orangutan Day: Warhol’s Orangutan

Happy #WorldOrangutanDay! There are currently three living species of Orangutan recognized in the genus Pongo, all of which are unfortunately critically endangered: the Bornean Orangutan (P. pygmaeus, with three subspecies), the Sumatran Orangutan (P. abelii), and the Tapanuli Orangutan (P tapanuliensis). Andy Warhol selected the orangutan as one of ten…

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