We've all heard that art is the universal language, right? Then why do we exclude our friends in the animal kingdom? There is no rule that says that art requires thumbs or written language to participate, so who are we to bogart the acrylics and clay?

Animals share our world and put up with our shit, so they deserve to share in our enjoyment of the finer things in life. Maybe having them waddle, hop, or gallop into our galleries freely isn't such a great idea, but there is no reason why they can't stare at pieces in their homes or grab some materials and make their own. Here is a gallery of 20 Animals Who Love Art that could inspire you (or your pet) to visit your nearest art spot today.

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