Touch My Monkey
Main Artwork Image
Thomas Brodhead – American, born 1968 – Touch My Monkey –2009 – acrylic on beveled wood panel – 19.5" x 22.25" x 0.75" (49.53cm x 56.52cm x 1.91cm)
Convivial companionship is communicated through the bemused expression of a monkey caught unawares by a banana-offering bird, all against the background of a watery cyclone. An insect punctuates the air above this charming depiction of interspecies interaction.