The Ball’s in Your Court, Louvre 

“Paint me like one of your French jawnz”, he said.

In the two years since his horrifying introduction, Gritty, the mascot of the Phillydelphia Flyers, has become an object of strange affection. Though he continues to be bizarre beyond belief, he’s been embraced. Now, he’s the subject of some truly fine art.

Gritty and the Gritty painting

I’m not sure what the plan is for this masterpiece. Gritty has suggested it be hung over the Mona Lisa.