Horse Paints Self-Portrait

This post was written by jd on November 4, 2012
Posted Under: animals

His paintings mimic those of famous abstract and impressionist painters. They appear to be heavily influenced by Jackson Pollock or Vincent Van Gogh. But the artist himself more closely resembles Smart Jones or Secretariat.

Justin is a nine-year old 1500-pound Friesian horse that began painting two years ago.

His owner, Adonna Combs, noticed that Justin would often steal her riding whip and begin to draw in the sand. She soon added a brush to the end of the whip and they were off on art experiment that has now landed Justin in regional galleries and drawn international attention.

Source WRD/com


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