Marieke the Cow by Alexandra Klimas

15th Annual ARC Salon (2020-2021)

Alexandra Klimas

Marieke the Cow

2018

130 × 100 cm | 51 × 39 1/4 in

Oil on canvas

  • Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc. Award

My models are farm animals. My favorite are the Black Pied cattle. Pets are pampered and adored, but we are spared images of animals for the meat industry. I want to shed light on this group of ‘forgotten’ animals. Will that change how we see these animals? That is what I explore.