"Twelve Animals" by Kentaro Nagai
12 Feb 2009 In a series of illustrations entitled "Twelve Animals," graphic artist Kentaro Nagai rearranges the world map to create the beasts of the Chinese zodiac. Rat Ox Tiger Rabbit Dragon Snake // Horse Sheep Monkey Rooster Dog Boar The images shown here are high-contrast black-and-white photos of Nagai's work, which is on display at the Japan Media Arts Festival at the National Art Center, Tokyo until February 15. - Added: Also check out the animated Flash version of "Twelve Animals" at Graflex Directions.
Related: Art of Animals