Animals in Art

Elliott Erwitt, New York City, 1974. Gelatin Silver Print; sheet height: 20 x sheet width: 24 in. Denver Art Museum: Balan and Joe Joe in honor of Hal Gould, 2011.245. © Elliot Erwitt/Magnum Photos

Nick Cave, Untitled, 2013. Mixed media, including mannequin, fabric, hot pads, vintage toys, synthetic hair and seesaw. Denver Art Museum: Purchased with Modern and Contemporary acquisition funds and the support of Vicki and Kent Logan, 2013.76A-F. © Nick Cave. Photo by James Prinz Photography. Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.

Deborah Butterfield, Orion, 1988. Painted steel; 82 x 30 x 106 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from Bonfils-Stanton Foundation, 1988.163 © Deborah Butterfield

Arnold Skolnick, Three Days of Peace & Music; Joan Baez, and others; Woodstock Music & Art Fair, 1969. Offset lithograph; 24 1/2 x 18 in. Denver Art Museum: Partial gift of David and Sheryl Tippit and partial purchase with Marion G. Hendrie Fund, Florence & Ralph Burgess Trust, and other Denver Art Museum funds, 2009.689.

Frank Mechau, Wild Horses (one of six panels), 1936. Tempera paint on plywood; 45-3/4 x 102 in. Denver Art Museum: gift of Mrs. Frank Mechau, 1972.27F.

Gugger Petter, Dog Barking at Two Women, 2008. Woven hemp and newspaper with paint; 54 x 78 x 3 in. Neusteter Textile Collection: Funds from Mary Dean Reed and Fortunee Morrison by exchange, 2008.894. © Gugger Petter

Edward Hicks, The Peaceable Kingdom, about 1847. Oil paint on canvas; 23 ¾ x 31 1/8 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Charles Bayly, Jr.

Attributed to Charlie James and Mungo Martin (Kwakwaka'wakw), Mask, 1900. Feathers, wood, paint, thread, and fabric; overall 48 1/2 x 82 inches Denver Art Museum: Purchase from the University of Washington,1953.402.

Papua New Guinea artist, Malagan Figures, mid-1900s. Wood, paint, fiber and shell; 88 x 12 x 41 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Joan and George Anderman, 2001.177A-C

Anonymous (Mexico), Portrait of Francisco de Orense y Moctezuma Count of Villalobos, 1761. Oil paint on canvas; 74 x 59 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Frederick and Jan Mayer; 2011.427

Guardian Lion (Northern Thailand), 1600s-1800s. Polychromed wood; 82-1/2 x 27 x 59-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Roberto Agnolini, 1985.18

Nez Perce artist. Shirt, about 1885. Leather, ermine, glass beads, and paint; 38 x 58 x 65 1/2 in. (sleeves extended). Denver Art Museum:Native Arts acquisition fund, 1940.26

Eadweard Muybridge, Animal Locomotion Plate 650, about 1880s. Collotype; image height: 13-3/4 x image width: 19-5/8 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Frederic H. Douglas, 1956.88.680.

Frederic Remington, The Cheyenne, modeled 1903 (cast by 1903). Bronze; 20-7/8 x 24-3/8 x 7-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: funds from the William D. Hewit Charitable Annuity Trust, 1981.14A-B.

Monkey God (Hanuman), Southern India, 1800s. Wood with pigment, iron; 42-1/4 x 35-1/2 x 38-1/2 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from 1983 Collector’s Choice, 1991.1012.

Theodore Waddell, Motherwell's Angus, 1994. Oil paint on canvas; 72 x 72 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Barbara J. and James R. Hartley, 1999.84. © Theodore Waddell

Daniel Richter, D.P. II, 2007—08. Oil paint on canvas; 110-3/8 x 137-3/4 in. Denver Art Museum: Gift from Vicki and Kent Logan to the Collection of the Denver Art Museum, 2016.64. © Daniel Richter

Kiyoshi Kanai, Don't Buy Ivory, 1989. Offset lithograph; 40 1/2 x 28 3/4 in. Denver Art Museum: AIGA Design Archives: Gift of AIGA, 2007.6171

Unknown Artist, Breastplate with Frontal Figure, Parita style (Parita region, Azuero Peninsula, Central Panama) about A.D. 1150–1400. Gold alloy; 5-1/4 in. Denver Art Museum: Department acquisition funds, 1965.196.

Duke Beardsley, Burnin' Rubber, 2006. Oil on canvas; 36 x 36 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from the Contemporary Realism Group, 2007.52. © Duke Beardsley

Duke Beardsley, Against the Bit, 2007. Oil on canvas; 36 x 36 in. Denver Art Museum: Funds from the Contemporary Realism Group, 2007.51. © Duke Beardsley

Yoruba artist, Dance Headdress, no date. Carved wood with dark brown, black and red pigment; 11 x 10-1/2 x 16 in. Denver Art Museum: Anonymous Gift, 2001.1097.

Unknown Artist, Standing Dog, Comala style (State of Colima, Western Mexico, Mexico), about 300 B.C.–A.D. 300. Slip-painted ceramic; 10 1/2 x 8 x 16 inches. Denver Art Museum: Gift of Laurence DiRosario, 1970.292.

Drawing stations for visitors to use in the exhibition Stampede: Animals in Art, in front of sculptures Willy, Argus, and Lucky (1996-97) by Deborah Butterfield. Painted and patinated bronze. Funds from the Enid and Crosby Kemper Foundation, UMB Bank Trustees, 1996.198.1-3.

Stampede: Animals in Art is organized by the Denver Art Museum. It is presented with the generous support of the donors to the Annual Fund Leadership Campaign and the citizens who support the Scientific and Cultural Facilities District (SCFD). Promotional support is provided by 5280 Magazine, CBS4, Comcast Spotlight, and The Denver Post.