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doggy creativity and the tyranny of humanism in art / 25 October 2014

Lux the dog

Lux the artist dog looking unimpressed

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I have sent Dolly to human training classes because, boy, does she need them. She is hard to train, that one.

I don’t know if you know, but I am an artist too, primarily a sculptor. You can see some of my work on previous DAO blogs.

I am a bit of a recluse in the art world, and don’t do many interviews or blogs, but I did promise writing something about the doggy creativity and the tyranny of humanism in art.

Every major movement and innovation in art has been stolen from dog artists.

Everyone talks about the palette of Rembrant, but few people know they are the colours of dog food and he stole the idea from his dog.

Likewise, Mona Lisa’s enigmatic smile was brought about by a performance dog artist licking her feet. And the Scream came about because a naughty doggie was biting his bollocks.

Mr Warhol stole the Campbell Soup idea from Doggard Woofhol who used dog food cans.

I forayed into the human art world only once, when I painted human bottoms you could sniff. Nobody was interested. They turned their noses up at it instead using their noses to wake and smell humanity.

I could write more but Dolly is back from class. Apparently she has been expelled permanently. I better go and rub her belly.