With whimsical illustrations, the artist Louis Wain assisted shift societal attitudes towards cats – transforming their status from practical mouse-catchers and elevating them to adored pet standing. The moment a domestic name, the artist had been mostly forgotten – until finally now, many thanks to new movie The Electrical Life […]

A forthcoming movie starring Benedict Cumberbatch, The Electrical Lifestyle of Louis Wain, is reviving the status of a popular illustrator known for depictions of cats that captivated Victorian England—and the psychiatric hospital in southeast England in which he spent his afterwards days has mounted an exhibition of his perform to coincide […]