Whether you’re talking dogs playing poker or the most recent Pixar movie, animals have always held a heavy presence in several art forms. In many ways, art has provoked animal lovers to take up animal-centric causes, with various movies, paintings, and photographs inspiring activism. Art is an important tool in activism and often does an unparalleled job of tapping into our emotions.
Recently, it seems like animals have been all over the art world; famous artists have used animals as powerful subjects, and animal artists have used their talents to raise money and awareness for their fellow animals. Check out this selection of six impressive works and creators of animal-centric art.
— Anthony Armentano, exclusive to Global Animal