Acrylic on 300gsm cold press paper, 700mm x 900mm
This was definitely a pivotal moment and as it happened I knew it would always be a highlight of the Lefson + Swine catalogue, exploring the complexities of human + animal art. Sceptics may argue that the tag itself means it cannot be considered art. But compare this ‘Penguin’ with Pablo Picasso’s and perhaps reconsider your cultural conditioning.
LEFSON: 'The pig painted long wide strokes in a landscape orientation. When I saw the unusual shape at the far end of the canvas, I halted proceedings. The angle was interesting and that it needed further observation. I turned the canvas 90 degrees and took a closer look…'