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Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics (original 1994; edition 1994)

by Heather Busch (Author)

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An unprecedented photographic record of cat creativity that will intrigue cat lovers and art lovers alike.
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Title:Why Cats Paint: A Theory of Feline Aesthetics
Authors:Heather Busch (Author)
Info:Ten Speed Press (1994), 96 pages
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I love this and I'm not sure if it would be better as a self-aware joke or as dead serious art criticism. Either way it's a good read. ( )
  widdersyns | Jul 19, 2020 |
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  OakGrove-KFA | Mar 28, 2020 |
A Theory of Feline Aesthetics. Should the marks a cat makes be treated as art, or are they simply forms of territorial behavior? This photographic record of cat creativity will intrigue catlovers and art-lovers alike, as it deciphers many heretofore unexplained aspects of cat behavior which can be found in the familiar context of art. ( )
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  Tutter | Dec 19, 2014 |
I enjoyed the pictures of the cats and their paintings. The funny thing about this book is how serious the people are about the behavior of the cats. While some people see this as a parody, the powers that be that give Dewey Decimal numbers shelve this with other cat behavior books instead of the comedy books. ( )
  eliorajoy | Feb 14, 2013 |
Absolutely brilliant satire. One of the funniest books you'll ever read about cats. Great images of cats painting, cat paintings, and other cat art. Truly inspired. A worthwhile way to spend time. ( )
  BryanThomasS | Nov 7, 2011 |
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