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Catherine Chalmers, Antworks in Progress - Pink Leaf, from the series The Leafcutters, pigment print.  COURTESY THE ARTIST

Birds Do It, Bees Do It: Taking Animals’ Art Skills Seriously

Move over, painting chimps. Today’s art-making animals are cutting-edge creators who turn up everywhere from the National Zoo to MoMA Read More


The Roaches That Came In from the Cold

For Catherine Chalmers, a cockroach is a blank canvas. And today 18 squirming insects will emerge from her refrigerator to undergo a metamorphosis—into painted players in a tableau she will photograph. Read More