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        My Dog Sighs

         

        After 15 years of giving his art away for free as part of the now infamous Free Art Friday project in the UK, My Dog Sighs found himself strapped in to a well-deserved meteoric rise. With an incredible international following in the USA, Israel, Japan and the UK; three sold out shows under his belt, and astronomical numbers on Facebook, Instagram and Youtube; My Dog Sighs has become an important figure on the contemporary art scene.

        My Dog Sighs’ style is characterised by the combination of melancholic and often naive portraiture with the use of found materials including used spray paint cans or abandoned food cans; an unusual choice when considering traditional street art ideas of painting or pasted walls. Initially stemming from the desire to interact with the true public without causing permanent damage to public and private property this transient work is not concerned with permanence or mass audience, but a beautiful desire to communicate quietly with a single participant. Why cans? By recycling already ‘lost’ and abandoned materials, the cans add a layer of humanity and fragility echoing the solitary moment the ‘finder’ discovers this lost soul.

        My Dog Sighs focuses the relationship and emotional discourse which arises between the work and the audience. Melancholic figures left on the streets pull the unsuspecting viewer into a confusing moral dilemma; where the guilt of ‘taking’ is directly opposed with the desire to nurture and protect.

        Please contact patrick@verticalgallery.com if you have any questions.

        My Dog Sighs "Forever Verdigris" Acrylic on canvas -------- My Dog Sighs "Forever Verdigris" Acrylic on canvas --------
        $6,875.00
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        Acrylic And Spray Paint On Wood - My Dog Sighs "For You, The World And More" Acrylic And Spray Paint On Wood - My Dog Sighs "For You, The World And More"
        $5,000.00
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        My Dog Sighs "The tranquility of solitude" Acrylic on canvas --------
        $3,125.00
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        My Dog Sighs "Again and again and again" Acrylic on Paper -------- My Dog Sighs "Again and again and again" Acrylic on Paper --------
        $2,750.00
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        My Dog Sighs "Again and again" Acrylic on Paper -------- My Dog Sighs "Again and again" Acrylic on Paper --------
        $2,750.00
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        Mixed Media - My Dog Sighs "Ceefer"
        $1,500.00
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        My Dog Sighs "Possibly" mixed media Vertical Gallery My Dog Sighs "Possibly" mixed media Vertical Gallery
        $1,250.00
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        Ink And Acrylic - My Dog Sighs "Memories Of The Dark"
        $680.00
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        Graphite On Paper - My Dog Sighs "It’s No Use Pretending"
        $470.00
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        Graphite On Paper - My Dog Sighs "Things. They Change"
        $470.00
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        My Dog Sighs "Lost"
        $225.00
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        My Dog Sighs "I’ve already lost" Acrylic on Paper --------
        $225.00
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