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"<a href="https://www.artistsforconservation.org/virtual-exhibit/8977/artist/1409/artwork/thinker-10096">The Thinker</a>" by Krish Krishnan | United States

The Thinker

Wallhanging by Krish Krishnan
12.00" H x 16.00" W
Mixed media
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Lowland Gorilla
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During my stay in South Africa I had the exhilarating opportunity to often get scarily close to wildlife – a lion sighting during a walking safari, and an elephant charge that almost toppled our van. But meeting “The Thinker” was, however, a very pleasant encounter. This western lowland gorilla in one of the zoos there was one of the most expressive animals I have come across. Sometimes she would smile to herself, at times her face would break into a frown. At one point she seemed to be lost in thought and for a second seemed to light up to an “aha” moment – which is when I captured a photo and later recreated this on paper.



The Thinker | Wallhanging by Krish Krishnan | Artists for Conservation 2019

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