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Overdosing on Luck: 520 Golden Cats

‘The Army of Luck – The Global Pursuit of Happiness’ by German artist Boris Petrovsky was the irresistible image among 30,000 works by 1,500 artists at the Karlsruhe art fair.

The artist calls it a “matrix made of 520 beckoning Lucky Cats.” In Japan, golden cats symbolize happiness “and with their paws wave business success,” says Petrovsky, who shows at ABTART in Stuttgart.

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I'm a journalist who blogs about the visual arts on Global Art Junkie and Canadian Art Junkie - the two blogs that I curate regularly. (I also do periodic posts to a blog about the art of the apocalypse, a personal interest and a topic that has intrigued artists for centuries.)


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