‘Golden Horned Persian Cat’ by John Rego
Artist: John Rego
Title: ‘Golden Horned Persian Cat’
Medium: Acrylic on paper
Dimensions: 16″ x 10″
Framing: Framed (frame size: 18.5″ x 12.5″)
Year of Creation: 2021
About the Artwork:
A piece in a larger series of paintings depicting modern day takes on medieval hunting tapestries. In this piece, the golden horned persian cat is patiently waiting for its unexpected demise. “Golden Horned Persian Cat” was inspired by the Unicorn Hunting Tapestry at the MET Cloisters.
About the Artist:
John Rego is a painter, illustrator, and educator living and working in Providence, Rhode Island. Primarily working in acrylics or digital media, his work is inspired by absurdism, surrealism, reportage illustration, and scientific illustrations. Rego’s work is often satirical in nature, and depicts chaotic exaggerations of the world at large.