by Zolton in New Design on Thursday 20 January 2011
Ah, did we mention the stunning tattoo art of Thomas Hooper? Yes, we did. And then there is Wim Delvoye, who gets a strange thrill from inking the oinking.
Mary Sylvester Saturday 22 January 2011
holding an animal down by its ears and forcing it to get tattooed ALL OVER ITS BODY is vile and sadistic. it is surprising you’d feature something like this.
kylie Saturday 22 January 2011
I agree with the above comment I’m disgusted!
M Saturday 22 January 2011
I agree with the above sentiments. I’m not an overt “animal-lover” but how much pain would these poor animals have been in!? A human can choose to get tattooed but these pigs don’t even have that choice, how inhumane!
tb Monday 24 January 2011
this is actually disturbing. we all have a choice to have body art and therefore we choose to sit there for hours on end enduring the pain of tattooing – these pigs really have no choice and i doubt it hurts any less for them than it does for us.
i am surprised PETA hasnt made a hoo haa about this…!!
kasia Monday 24 January 2011
I’m also not ok with the Pigs being tattooed…. even if they’re temporary…. I think its cruel & inhumane….
victoria price Tuesday 25 January 2011
surely they only drew the designs on, not actually tattooed them on?
Justine Monday 31 January 2011
This is a very disturbing piece. I am so not okay with any animal being tattooed. It’s as bad as that guy who starved a dog in a gallery and called it art. Are they real pigs? Some answers please.
Shirley Peters Tuesday 24 May 2011
This is paint!!!
Maria Thorsted Wednesday 15 February 2012
This is so crazy, i feel so sorry fore the pig. humans are so mean, shame un you tattopeople. :'(
bernie t Monday 25 June 2012
the pigs are sedated first before tattooing them and there nerve endings are alot lower than humans so they do not feel any pain in the process
the pigs will get slaughtered in the end and the tattoos need time to grow with the pigs skin the same as they do with human skin
i don’t see a problem with his method of work as i like his art .
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