16 Brilliant Artists And Their Animal Muses
Animals have been inspiring artists since the first cave paintings of deer and bison -- and pet cats, dogs, birds, and others have continued to aid creativity with their beauty, humor, companionship, and cuteness. Read all about some of the greatest visual artist and animal relationships and the incredible work they have inspired.
Beautiful New Portrait Project Honors Michael Vick’s Former Fighting Dogs (PHOTOS)
In 2007, the U.S. was rocked by the revelation that NFL star Michael Vick – along with three associates – had just been convicted of running a cruel, illegal dog fighting ring called Bad Newz Kennels. Luckily, most of the dogs were deemed fit for adoption, and many were lucky enough to find loving forever homes, where the traumas of their past could be healed. And now, Kentucky artist Levity Tomkinson has been so moved by the courage of the "Vicktory dogs" that she has embarked upon an…