Metamorphosis of Swine

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Metamorphosis of Swine - Man 3.jpg
Metamorphosis of Swine model.jpg

Metamorphosis of Swine

660.00

Brooch.
Materials: Silver, 9ct gold, copper, wood, paint, mixed-media.
Hallmarks: 925 silver, 9ct gold.

2 Weeks delivery time required.  Made to order.

Based around the common conception that pigs are an inherently greedy animal, they have provided a potent symbol for criticizing the motivations of a capitalist economy.  Inspired by surrealism and satirical cartoons, 'Man' is depicted as a chimera being in one part a businessman or member of the upper class and in the other a pig, who has literally consumed the entire world.

 

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