A Trespass of Swine

the Porkopolis blog

Considerations of humanity and hogritude, because an insufficiency of pigs is one of the great faults of all that the gods have made manifest to man.

Art, hogs and gods

Vincent van Gogh - Starry Night

Critics who question whether the essence of art is in the creation or in the viewing are merely overlooking art’s primary function – to liberate each viewer and permit them the autonomy of their own perception – art is in the taste.

Art is self-perception, not reality… If hogs could paint, they would paint gods that look like hogs.

Porculus, (327–291 BC), from The Pigaleian (276 BC).

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