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The Singerie: Monkeys acting as Humans in Art

- July 19, 2016 in David Teniers the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Elder, monkeys, Pieter van der Borcht, singerie

Examples of Singerie, from the French for Monkey Trick, a genre of art in which monkeys are depicted aping human behaviour.

The Singerie: Monkeys acting as Humans in Art

- July 19, 2016 in David Teniers the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Elder, monkeys, Pieter van der Borcht, singerie

Examples of Singerie, from the French for Monkey Trick, a genre of art in which monkeys are depicted aping human behaviour.

The Singerie: Monkeys acting as Humans in Art

- July 19, 2016 in David Teniers the Younger, Jan Brueghel the Elder, monkeys, Pieter van der Borcht, singerie

Examples of Singerie, from the French for Monkey Trick, a genre of art in which monkeys are depicted aping human behaviour.

The First Circus (1921)

- October 13, 2015 in alcohol, animation, circus, dinosaur, monkeys, prohibition, puppets, tony sarg

Two animations by Tony Sarg: one an untitled film critiquing the Prohibition of the 20s via the medium of drunk monkeys, the other a series of humorous scenes depicting a circus.

The First Circus (1921)

- October 13, 2015 in alcohol, animation, circus, dinosaur, monkeys, prohibition, puppets, tony sarg

Two animations by Tony Sarg: one an untitled film critiquing the Prohibition of the 20s via the medium of drunk monkeys, the other a series of humorous scenes depicting a circus.