Fur-Sale! Painting panda's abstract artwork hits the market
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Fur-Sale! Painting panda's abstract artwork hits the market
<p> There's a painting panda at Vienna's Schoenbrunn Zoo and her abstract artwork is selling for more than $500 a pop. </p> <p> Yang Yang uses black paint with white backgrounds, which seems to be a favorite color scheme for the zoo's giant panda.</p> <figure class="amp-embed-image"> <div class="container"> <amp-img src="https://s.abcnews.com/images/International/paintings-panda-rt-4-thg-180827_hpEmbed_2_16x13_1600.jpg" width="2592" height="2099" layout="responsive" attribution="Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters" ></amp-img> </div> <figcaption> <div class="amp-embed-img-caption">Giant Panda Yang Yang holds a brush behind pictures it painted at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, Aug. 10, 2018.</div> </figcaption> </figure> <amp-ad width=330 height=215 class="amp-ad" layout=responsive type="yieldmo" data-ymid="1371669105708743004"> </amp-ad><p> With a zookeeper acting as her easel, the panda creates minimalist splotch art reminiscent of the American abstract expressionist Jackson Pollock.</p> <figure class="amp-embed-image"> <div class="container"> <amp-img src="https://s.abcnews.com/images/International/paintings-panda-rt-1-thg-180827_hpEmbed_7x5_1600.jpg" width="2592" height="1843" layout="responsive" attribution="Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters" ></amp-img> </div> <figcaption> <div class="amp-embed-img-caption">Giant Panda Yang Yang uses finger paint and a brush to create a picture at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, Aug. 10, 2018.</div> </figcaption> </figure> <p>One hundred of her adorable pieces will be sold online for around $560 each to fund a picture book about the Vienna zoo's pandas.</p> <figure class="amp-embed-image"> <div class="container"> <amp-img src="https://s.abcnews.com/images/International/paintings-panda-rt-3-thg-180827_hpMain_4x3_1600.jpg" width="2592" height="1732" layout="responsive" attribution="Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters" ></amp-img> </div> <figcaption> <div class="amp-embed-img-caption">Giant Panda Yang Yang uses finger paint and a brush to create a picture at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, Aug. 10, 2018.</div> </figcaption> </figure> <p> Yang Yang, 18, has given birth to 5 pandas, with one set of <a href="https://abcnews.go.com/International/giant-panda-surprises-vienna-zoo-twins-keepers-find/story?id=41424190" target="_blank">twins</a> over the years.</p> <figure class="amp-embed-image"> <div class="container"> <amp-img src="https://s.abcnews.com/images/International/paintings-panda-rt-2-thg-180827_hpEmbed_3x4_1600.jpg" width="1924" height="2592" layout="responsive" attribution="Heinz-Peter Bader/Reuters" ></amp-img> </div> <figcaption> <div class="amp-embed-img-caption">Giant Panda Yang Yang uses finger paint and a brush to create a picture at Schoenbrunn Zoo in Vienna, Austria, Aug. 10, 2018.</div> </figcaption> </figure>