Here are contemporary monkey art and famous monkey paintings by top artists. The best known master of monkey oil painting William Holbrook Beard
by his homorous monkeys. The Moche people of ancient Peru worshipped nature,they placed emphasis on animals and often depicted monkeys in their fine art. Monkey art is prevalent in numerous paintings, books, television programs, and movies. "Monkey King
", a character who figures prominently in Chinese mythology, Sun Wukong
is the main protagonist in the Chinese classic comic novel Journey to the West.
When painters do monkey paintings they take on a very fun task that can include painting chimpanzees, apes and monkeys of all kinds. In 1938 Frida Kahlo did just that with her painting Self-Portrait with A monkey which still lives on in infamy in New York. Monkeys are unpredictable and can be small or large, and there are even monkey paintings featuring King Kong as the aggressor. The fictional Monkey was the biggest of his kind, and makes for some really fun oil paintings to anyone that is a fan of the story. And in some cases zoos will have their monkey’s immortalized through paintings for the guests. -- The Copyright of Scripts is Reserved by Toperfect.