“The animals I have painted for this show are well loved pets. This work merges two great loves of mine; art and animals.
My goal is for the viewer to discover a glimpse of both.” — Linda Pompeo
CLOSE, the title of the show, refers to the physical proximity we often have with our pets, and the emotional connection we share.
Picasso said this about his dog, Lump, (best ever dog name) “Lump, he’s not a dog, he’s not a little man, he’s someone else.”