The members of our party have been mystified concerning the possible advantages of the fantastical and varied patterning of the large ruminant Giraffa venustus. Dressed in botanical curlicues and arabesques, the “lovely giraffe” is a startling animal when encountered.
What is just as remarkable is this animalʼs easy disregard for the predators which are its neighbors… we have witnessed small groups of these giraffes amble right past a pride of lions to reach a spring for water. Calves poke their insouciant snouts where they ought not be… the tail end of a leopard sleeping in a tree is just as interesting and unthreatening as a harmless ground tortoise.
A typical giraffeʼs hide is remarkable enough… why in the world would… Continue reading
Please stop by Scottsdale’s Wilde Meyer gallery and visit “Dreamlanders”, the exhibition of work by Timothy Chapman, along with Trevor Mikula, Brian Boner, Ryan Hale and Thomas Nelford. The show runs from March 4th through the 30th. The opening is the evening of Thursday March 4th, from 7 to 9 PM.
Wilde Meyer Gallery
4142 North Marshall Way
I’m also pleased to be represented in a new gallery:
73-151 El Paseo
Palm Desert, CA 92260