Pigs Endure Logo Treatment

Yahoo: Pigs tattooed with the logo of French luxury brand Louis Vuitton rest in a farm in the rural area of China’s capital Beijing July 14, 2005. The pigs are owned by Belgian artist Wim Delvoye, who has a staff of local farmers and tattoo artists raising sows to use them as canvases for skin art.
According to Time, Delvoye’s controversial art seems perfectly aligned with Europe’s current indigestion over what it ingests. He was born in rural Flanders where there are more pigs than people, and he says he has always felt a pull to the “agrarian tradition” in Flemish art.
Thanks to A Socialite’s Life for the pointer.



About David Burn

I wrote my first ad for a political candidate when I was 17 years old. She won her race and I felt the seductive power of advertising for the first time. Today—after working for seven agencies in five states—I am head of brand strategy and creative at Bonehook in Portland, Oregon.