Acrylic on 300gsm cold press paper, 660mm x 530mm
It’s amazing how often you hear people say, ‘I love animals’ and ‘nothing makes me more angry than cruelty to animals’. But how can you reconcile those thoughts if you continue to support and fund industries to kill animals so that we can purchase and consume their products?
LEFSON: 'This is one of the earliest works and substantially smaller than those completed in later years, because the pig was substantially smaller back then! The heart was obvious to my human eye the moment she painted it – all I needed to do was to stop her from continuing and the result is one of the most iconic artworks of the entire collection.'