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07 July 2014
The Animal Print Shop by Sharon Montrose is an online art gallery and store created by independant artist, Sharon Montrose together with her husband Spencer. Their fine art photographs feature Sharon's playful, yet sophisticated Animal Series, including her most beloved series, Little Darlings.
The animals photographed for this series are real live animals, raised (and many rescued) by loving, experienced, and dedicated animal keepers and handlers who care for them as their own and ensured their welfare while being photographed (in studio or outside at the facilities where they ...
03 July 2014
Daniel A. Bruce is an artist who lives and works in NYC. His work explores the idea of contradiction and irony. This work, which was shown at the Dean Project gallery in New York questions the American lifestyle. Of course, we can state it questions nearly everybody’s lifestyle. This pig, angel-like, gives us an almost cartoonesk image of the animal, while most of us don’t meet any real pigs anymore. The question is: will we buy a piece of art representing a pig or should we considering getting a real one?
26 June 2014
ByTOMM hopes to cultivate a better understanding of where our daily food comes from. He designed this toy highlighting the unsustainable reality of the meat industry. You can see a lot of pigs and enormous amounts of food required to fatten them up. The wooden set comes with 200 pigs, the trees that most be cleared for feed crops and the acid rain caused by the pigs’ manure.
Traditionally, parents teach their children not to play with food. This way, ByTOMM makes playing with food an unmistakable ...
01 June 2014
Welcome back to The Next Big 5. "Tales about everyday animals."
There are billions of everyday animals. But most of us haven’t seen all of them in real live yet: the everyday sheep, cows, chickens, pigs and salmon.
They aren’t the Big 5. Nor are they the European Big 5. I believe they are The Next Big 5. They should be for sure. This project is all about tales of everyday animals. Animals we never see but live among us, in numbers we even can’t imagine.
This is a showcase of heroes, The Next Big 5 ...