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Exploitation on Display in New York Art Gallery

In recreating Jannis Kounellis’ 1969 “art” installation Untitled (12 Horses), New York art dealer and gallery owner Gavin Brown is celebrating that which is most ugly about our culture. The sickening exhibit, on view through tomorrow at Gavin Brown’s Enterprise, is nothing more than 12 horses tethered to the gallery’s walls. “I’ve always wanted to show this piece,” […]

Video Shows Slaughterhouse Worker Shooting Horse

I have a problem with people who claim that they can’t stomach images of animals being slaughtered. In my October 12, 2012, commentary, “Exposed: Animal Cruelty at an Idaho Dairy Farm,” I wrote: “To he who lacks the courage to engage his conscience – I say: Your avoidance is contemptible.” Most of that avoidance is […]

Horse Rescue Facility Created at Connecticut Prison

“The legitimate object of government is to do for a community of people whatever they need to have done, but cannot do at all, or cannot so well do, for themselves, in their separate and individual capacities.” — Abraham Lincoln A visit yesterday to the Corrigan-Radgowski Correctional Center in Uncasville, Connecticut, has me thinking about […]

Zoo Fire Kills Birds, Cats, Dogs, Giraffes

A week ago, I was talking with a friend of mine about the recent events in Ohio that led to the execution of dozens of so-called “exotic” animals. My friend, whom I’ll refer to here as The Kraut, told me that he’d grown up, in Jackson, N.J., not far from someone he knew only as […]