William Wegman was a hugely celebrated artist even before he got Man Ray, his famous dog. Now he is renowned for his moving images of his Weimaraners which showcase his clever, subversive humor that parodies the familiar and the everyday. There was a time when he had been fairly resistant to getting a dog, believing that as an artist he was just too busy and “didn’t have time”. But in 1970 Man Ray upended that notion by actually becoming… Read more
About the artwork
“Dogs got Game!” Here William Wegman combines his two favorite things—his Weimaraner dog and basketball. The composition is arresting, absurd, vivid and lovely.