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  • Gerald Levert

    A lot of people might think this is cute but - once again - this is a WILD animal.

  • Andy Cutler

    Artist: Pieter Hugo Subject: Dayaba Usman with the monkey Clear, Nigeria, 2005 From the series The Hyena and Other Men (Nigerians who have trained highly unusual animals hyenas, monkeys, etc. as pets)

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    Pieter Hugo's Photographs Of Africa At The Hague Museum (PHOTOS)

  • Teresa Carder

    Pet monkey///Pets don't wear chains

  • MILK Books

    Dayaba Usman with the Monkey, Clear, Nigeria, 2005, by Pieter Hugo "Mostly, I am not particularly interested in conveying the actual truth about a person – and I would be extremely distrustful if that was someone’s intention. But a portrait can definitely convey some kind of emotive experience, or ecstatic experience, and some level of identification and catharsis that one experiences in relation to the portrait." #photowisdom #pieterhugo

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