If, like most people, you look at wild animals and wonder aloud why more of them are not dressed in cashmere sweaters and polo shirts while driving sports utility vehicles, then you're perfectly normal, and should celebrate said normalcy by purchasing a drawing by Kevin McGrath. Based out of Edgartown (like Mad Martha's!?!), KM specializes in watercolor & graphite illustrations of animals so domesticated they'd probably carpool with you to work if they weren't embarrassed you still insist on using that Razor scooter.
Choice selections with unusually long titles include:
Rupert had his post-prandial snifter in the trophy room:
Yep, it's a cat in a smoking jacket drinking King Louis XIII in a room with a fireplace, above which sit several mounted mice heads. What of it?
He expected to be pleasantly surprised:
A monkey that quite possibly attended Middlesex, then went to Trinity to do crew and pledge The Hall, and now works as a sales trading assistant at Morgan Stanley, but kind of hates it, sits in a chair with a popped collar polo and pink sweater tied around his shoulders. You just know dude crushes The Sail Loft.
You don't mess with the Champ:
People are always like "giraffes would make horrible boxers, especially if they tried to do it while smoking cigars". And they're right.
Published: February 13, 2012 at 4:00am EST
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