For people who say art is for the complex minds of humans; never underestimate the other species. Especially, if it is a panda.
— Yeni Şafak English (@yenisafakEN) August 27, 2018
Yang Yang, the 18-year-old panda at Vienna Zoo is becoming quite a sensation. as her painting are sold online for a staggering 490 euros ($560) each.
$560 for a painting by a panda at the Vienna zoo. Do they accept $BTC?
— Andrew Dice Sorkin (@andydicesorkin) August 27, 2018
Though the works resemble more of the first scribblings of a small child with a paintbrush, Yang Yang’s abstracts are pulling crowds to the zoo and earning a lot of fans.
TAKE MY MONEY https://t.co/AjTyroC8d8
— Jodi Beggs (@jodiecongirl) August 27, 2018
Those fans who want to take home a painting for their private art collection or boast to a friend about the cuddly artist’s masterpieces are buying it, along with a certificate to prove its authenticity.
I wish someone fed me treats while I painted! Cute panda but animals making art is pretty ridiculous.
— Shelly T (@VexedShelly) August 27, 2018
The artist panda uses a bamboo brush to create her masterpieces and has a unique and impressive style, according to the zookeepers.
Not bad – you know – for a Panda.
— Hugh Beaumont (@beaves_dad) August 27, 2018
The funds raised by the sale is being collected by the zoo to produce a picture book about the Austrian zoo’s pandas.