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February 12, 2008

In Honor of Today's Westminster Dog Show..some Dog Art!

To celebrate the 2008 Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show here in NYC.. Wow..you can't believe how many crazy dog people are in NYC today.. Yikes..  Here's A few great dog art photos.

FYI.. MAO's money was on Dreamer, the Chow Chow ! , But it looks like Uno, the 2 year old Beagle, who was the first in 69 years to win the Hound Category, is now the favorite to take it all!

Oh..and by the way..in case you were wondering.. there are some really obsessive, crazy, enthusiastic, impressive Dog Art blogs out there..

Download Westminster_chow_chow.txt

Daido_moriyama_dog Here are 3 of MAO's favorite

Dogie Photos..

Photo #1 :

Daido Moriyama,

stray dog  Misawa,

Aomori Prefecture,


But, Almost no photographer ever did B & W animal photos as well ad

Peter Hujar.

Peter_hujar_will_char_pei_1985 Photo #2 :

Peter Hujar,

Will (Char Pei)


And then in his

homage to Peter Hujar,


David Wojnarowicz

created this three photo montage..

David_wojnarowicz_fever Photo #3,

David Wojnarowicz

Fever, 1988-89

3 silver gelatin prints,

30 3/4 x 25 inches


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OMG you just did not snub William Wegman did you? Blasphemy!

Great post Mike! Only a half hour till the final night of the show!! I'm pulling for the Beagle although the Chow was a beaut! Very Martha Stewart. I proudly admit to being a crazy dog person even though I only have two cats!

Uno the cute Beagle won.
So cute!



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