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Chimpanzee Art

Chimpanzee Art 

Brent  a 37- year old chimpanzee has won an online art competition by painting colours with his tongue.

The competition was organised by The Humane Society of  the United States. Brent   a retired laboratory  chimp  has won 10,000 American dollars for the Louisiana Chimp Haven Sanctuary.

The on-line competition attracted 27,000 voters and  a cheetah from Florida has won $5,000  behind the winner Brent..

Brent was unavailable for comments.

Wouldn’t be a beautiful wall paper design?

Chimpanzee Art

Winner of the online chimp art competition.
Photo credit: The Humane Society of the United States via The Independent.UK

Image provided by Chimp Haven, Inc. shows Brent, a chimpanzee at Chimp Haven in Keithville, La.

Image provided by Chimp Haven, Inc. shows Brent, a chimpanzee at Chimp Haven in Keithville, La. The 37-year-old chimpanzee paints with his tongue via the Independent, uk

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The 1920s Paintings Post

Vintage Indian Clothing

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Mazumdar tended to hint at nudity by draping his models in semi-transparent or wet saris, a technique that was later adopted by Indian cinema.

Hemendranath Mazumdar‘s naturalistic oils of partially clothed, vaguely erotic looking women were unsurprisingly popular in the 1920s and 1930s. He was paid large sums for his work, which often boasted titles like Wounded Vanity, Manas Kamal, Echo of Love and Lady in Blue and Gold.

In a number of paintings Mazumdar’s models are clothed in a similar manner. The plain, gold bordered saris for one (touches of gold were common in Indian paintings from this time). Where there are blouses, they are often fairly snug and brief. There are little motifs on the blouses. And there is the jewellery – gold arm bands and bracelets and in at least two here a waist chain/belt. Hair ornaments like in painting 3. And of course the feet…

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