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.

Pigs in the open air

Brittany - pig discussions in the open air

The latest art exhibition from the Porkopolis Museum of Art opens today.

Les Porcs en Plein Air  is a retrospective of Impressionists and subsequent artists and artistic traditions, all inspired by the pigs of Brittany.

Some of these artists were in Brittany to paint, other artists first encountered pigs as subject matter while studying the techniques of these artists.

In either case, Brittany’s pigs energized Impressionism and confirmed the pig as a righteous subject for portraiture in the context its natural open air rural setting.

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