Niza Knoll Gallery’s annual canine-inspired art show Gone to the Dogs has received a lot of interesting submissions in the past four years, from paintings to sculptures to a real-life freeze-dried dog in a Victorian-era glass case. This year’s show will feature an all-new array of forty or so eclectic images of man’s best friend, juried by artists Dede LaRue and Dana Hawk.
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“You can see all the different ways to do the same subject. We have dogs that are really abstract, dogs that are really crazy; I have a dog that’s peeing, lifting his leg up,” says Knoll, laughing. “This is such a dog city, so I just decided to do it a few years ago, since so many people love dogs and art that portrays them.” In addition to seeing art, attendees can also take a new pet home, as MaxFund will be on hand with adoptable dogs.
Gone to the Dogs opens tonight from 6 to 9 p.m. at Niza Knoll Gallery, 915 Santa Fe Drive, and will be on display through September 28. Visit nizaknollgallery.com for more information.
Fri., Aug. 16, 6-9 p.m.; Wednesdays-Saturdays. Starts: Aug. 16. Continues through Sept. 28, 2013