Explore our selection of cat art for sale. Long before artists began painting big game cats, Egyptian artists were recreating them in images and statues for spiritual reasons. Felis catus has been one of our most valued companions throughout history, which is why so many artists for so many years have been fixated on permanently etching these lovely creatures into our hearts and minds. Buy cat art online today from our extensive selection of Cat Drawings, Cat Collage, Cat Sculpture and much more.…
One of our most popular cat artists is Andrzej Szymczyk who’s Sphinx Cat II series of paintings shows this striking Sphinx cat in all its unorthodox beauty. Born in 1988 in Krakow, Poland, Andrzej now lives and work in London. He studies Fine art at Newcastle University and has exhibited in Poland, Germany and the UK.
Victoria Topping who’s head turning collages line the walls of many collectors has also drawn inspiration from the black house cat. Victoria uses mixed media in her work titled *Spirit Animal to create a bold rendering of her feline friend. Born in 1985 in Newcastle Upon Tyne, Victoria lives and works in Bath and is inspired by music in many genres.
From ancient Egyptian and Byzantine art to the work of young artists from around the world today, cat art has been present in styles that have characterised some of the most important art movements in history.
The first known cat art was produces by the ancient Egyptians who held their feline friends in the highest esteem. And although cats as subject matter has been around for so long, artists are showing no signs of slowing down. It’s no wonder, since cats stalk the studios of most artists and painters, offering a warm, independent presence that no other house pets does. This is also what has led to the production of cat art of the highest order.
One of the most iconic cats in art is the black panther perching on Frida Kahlo’s shoulder in her Self-Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird. In her painting she uses iconography from indigenous Mexican culture and in this instance the panther is symbolic of bad luck and death. Her self-portraits were her way of reclaiming her body from medical issues and gender conformity.