Welcome to Anthro Animals 2018-02-07T19:46:34+00:00

“Logic will get you from A to Z; imagination will get you eveywhere.” – Albert Einstein

If you’re ready to learn tap dancing from pigs and acrobatics from cats, you’ve come to the right place. This is a website devoted to anthropomorphic animals and to the human artists who create them. We’re all familiar with the anthropomorphic art in children’s books, but artists also effectively use anthropomorphism to express political dissent and alternative world perspectives. Join us as we showcase the work of both contemporary and historic artists.

Anthropomorphic Kangaroo painting Stork
Vintage Christmas & New Year Cards
  Vintage Christmas and New Year Postcards
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J. J. Grandville
  French artist Jean Ignace Isidore Gérard (13 September 1803 – 17 March 1847) continued the tradition started by his
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Those Vegetables!
It’s not just animals that we gift or burden with human traits. Artists have also freed vegetables from their roots,
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Warwick Goble Mice in Kimonos
Warwick Goble
  Warwick Goble (November 22, 1862 – January 22, 1943)  studied at the City of London School and the Westminster School
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Louis Wain’s Cats
“I take a sketch-book to a restaurant, or other public place, and draw the people in their different positions as cats,
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Anthropomorphic pigs wearing top hats
Those Pigs!
THOSE PIGS! The cat wasn’t the only muse of late 19th and early 20th century artists.  Creative artists turned six-hundred-pound
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Puppy and Kitten Wait for Santa
Dogs
Those Lovable Dogs “If there are no dogs in Heaven, then when I die I want to go where they
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