As you know by now, I like to try to bring you a touch of art every Tuesday and this Tuesday is no different. Today we are taking a look at the amazing work of Nirit Levav, because she makes the most amazing dog sculptures from recycled bicycle chains. These works of art called, “unchained” are well worth a look…
BONUS CONTENT: Top 10 Facts About Pedigree Dog Breeds
10 – Name: Choo Choo (Breed: Yorkshire Terrier)
FACT: The Yorkshire Terrier is a small dog breed of terrier type, developed in the 19th century in the county of Yorkshire, England, to catch rats in clothing mills, also used for rat-baiting.
9 – Name: Bully (Breed: French Bulldog) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The French Bulldog is a small breed of domestic dog. “Frenchies” were bred in the 1800s by lace makers first in England then in France when displaced by the Industrial Revolution. Frenchies are playful and affectionate.
8 – Name: Othello (Breed: Boxer) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: A Boxer is a breed of stocky, medium-sized, short-haired dogs bred in Germany. Their coat is smooth and tight-fitting; colours are fawn or brindled, with or without white markings, which may cover the entire body.
7 – Name: Billy (Breed: Siberian Husky) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The Siberian Husky is a medium-size, dense-coat working dog breed that originated in north-eastern Siberia. The breed belongs to the Spitz genetic family.
6 – Name: Princess (Breed: Afghan Hound) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The Afghan Hound is a hound that is one of the oldest dog breeds in existence. Distinguished by its thick, fine, silky coat and its tail with a ring curl at the end, the breed acquired its unique features.
5 – Name: Lady (Breed: Cocker Spaniel) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The English Cocker Spaniel is a breed of gun dog. This active, good-natured, sporting dog, standing well up at the withers and compactly built. There are “field” or “working” cockers and “show” cockers.
4 – Name: Tosha (Breed: Pekingese) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: Pekingese were dogs bred for centuries to be the cherished companions of the imperial family of China. Today they are still cherished family companions and show dogs who greet everyone they meet with dignity and grace.
3 – Name: Max (Breed: Cavalier) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The Cavalier King Charles Spaniel is a well-proportioned little dog. The head is slightly rounded, the muzzle full, often the tail is docked by 1/3, but is usually left natural.
2 – Name: Lola (Breed: Mutt) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: Most mutts are healthier than purebreds. This is because mutts tend to receive the best genes from both parents. Weaker genes that cause problems die off and mutts are then able to show all their strengths with their health, happiness, and lack of aggression.
1 – Name: Paris (Breed: Poodle) – https://www.niritlevav.com/unchained
FACT: The Poodle, for all it’s fashionista traits and trends, is actually hiding a very brainy dog! The Poodle is one of the smartest dog breeds in the World and have a great sense of humour.