Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats

Cats Galore A Compendium of Cultured Cats What happens when a cat becomes the subject of da Vinci s Mona Lisa or takes the starring role in Hamlet or Lawrence of Arabia Susan Herbert s feline interpretations of famous images from Western cult

  • Title: Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats
  • Author: Susan Herbert
  • ISBN: 9780500239360
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats

    What happens when a cat becomes the subject of da Vinci s Mona Lisa or takes the starring role in Hamlet or Lawrence of Arabia Susan Herbert s feline interpretations of famous images from Western culture have charmed and amused readers for decades Cats Galore brings together illustrations from the affectionately envisioned Pre Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Movie CatsWhat happens when a cat becomes the subject of da Vinci s Mona Lisa or takes the starring role in Hamlet or Lawrence of Arabia Susan Herbert s feline interpretations of famous images from Western culture have charmed and amused readers for decades Cats Galore brings together illustrations from the affectionately envisioned Pre Raphaelite Cats, Shakespeare Cats, Movie Cats, and Opera Cats as well as other delightful images of cats cast in scenes from art, theater, and film into one delightful volume.Divided into three sections Cats in Art, Cats on Stage, and Cats in the Movies this is the ultimate compendium for cat loving culture buffs and cultured pet owners alike Works by Degas and van Gogh retain their distinctive styles in spite of the furry faces cats shine in Much Ado About Nothing and The Barber of Seville and a bushy tailed James Dean in Rebel Without a Cause stares at the camera with the iconic cigarette in his mouth.

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    1. Klinta

      The detail in these paintings is amazing. Every time I open the book and one of the paintings that I enjoyed the most, I find something new about it. I've gone through all the pages more than once, yet I still don't feel like I've "read it" because there's so much more to explore. It is art mixing with funny references and jokes. What I don't like is that the author spoilt me. I wouldn't think that the portraits are plain and boring if I wouldn't have seen some amazing renderings of complicated [...]

    2. Orsolya

      I won this book from Giveaways One of the standout books from my childhood was a picture book teaching various breeds of cats by personifying them into adult paintings. To this day, I still occasionally think of that book (and have it stored away in a box). I have found the modernized-adult version of this book in Susan Herbert’s, “Cats Galore: A Compendium of Cultured Cats”. During her lifetime, Susan Herbert (d. 2014) was an established and beloved artist known for her paintings incorpo [...]

    3. Selena

      Pretty artwork is pretty.I'm no art critic. I can just say that I like pretty pictures of kitties. ^^Some of the artwork I recognized, some of it I didn't but would like to see the original.Even if you don't recognize most of it, it's kitties. Because kitties. ^^

    4. Gail Cooke

      Well, if you’re not a cat lover now you surely will be after one or two pages. If you’re not an admirer of the work and imagination of artist Susan Herbert you definitely will be as her water color paintings have been created not only with paint but with charm, affection and rich imagination. Cats Galore A Compendium Of Cultured Cats is a book I’ve returned to again and again not only for my own pleasure but to share with friends - none of whom could select a favorite as all of the painti [...]

    5. Ingrid

      I received this as a gift from relatives (knowing how enamored I am of cats), and I have to say it was very entertaining and well-done, seeing all these well-known paintings and operas and films with cats instead of humans.

    6. Meg McAllister

      From Da Vinci's Mona Lisa to Shakespeare's Hamlet to Puccini's Madame Butterfly to James Dean's "Rebel Without A Claw"oops, we meant Cause, the arts & culture world has been 'Catursized' in the wonderfully whimsical new book, CATS GALORE: A COMPENDIUM OF CULTURED CATS (Thames & Hudson). Renowned artist Susan Herbert has recreated scenes from some of the most recognizable works of art, opera, literature, theatre and film, substituting felines for the famous faces. Herbert's fanciful maste [...]

    7. Xyra

      I received this book as a Christmas gift and have been enjoying paging through it.The book is divided into several sections. The works of art are really interesting. To see how well known pieces are adjusted so slightly to show a cat as the subject. The key is that the original shapes and strokes are also evident.My favorite section is the Shakespeare section. Scenes from the varied plays with cats are also done really well. Othello is one of my favorites, while Ophelia is kind of disturbing. I [...]

    8. Barbara

      Susan Herbert has introduced magical feline substitutions for the human originals in familiar works of art (and, to a lesser extent, cinema). It occurs to me after gazing with delight at scores of solemn looking cat usurpers that - the original sitters might as well have had no teeth! Even The Laughing Cavalier keeps his jaws clamped together. Only the high-kicking chorus from West Side Story displays sharp little cat teeth.I was given the French edition which is cleverly entitled "Chats D'Oeuvr [...]

    9. Marc Parijs

      My children and myself love this book. It is an opportunity to bring young children into contact with art. My oldest child likes to go through the book and enjoy the beautiful artworks were people have been replaces by cats. I would strongly recommend this book to parents with young children.

    10. Elizabeth

      Is this bizarre? Sure. Is this necessary? Probably not. Am I happy Susan Herbert loves cats and art and theatre? Absolutely.This is a fun book for cat lovers and a good refresher on art and artists.

    11. Denise Kruse

      For children and adults this is an amazing book that, with humor and skill, can only serve to spark artistic interest!

    12. Reagan Brasch

      If you love art and cats (and who doesn't I say), this is the best book ever. I wish I could give this a million stars.

    13. Song-yun

      Such a treat! Recommend for art nerds, theatre lovers, Shakespeare fans and classic film fans. This is your dream come true -- with cats! NSFW, unless you want all your colleges ask why are you giggling so hard. I almost died when I saw the Othello one. I'm going to buy more copies and send them to my art nerd friends. I love everything about this book!

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