02 July 2012
Meat Matters: Slaughter
When looking for suitable backgrounds for the paintings around the Bay & King area in Toronto, I rode my bike behind the big black towers of the TD Centre and discovered a courtyard where cows were just laying around. Granted, they were bronze sculptures, but their presence was surreal and, naturally, I had to incorporate at least one of them. The CN Tower isn't visible from that vantage point, but I wanted to fill the negative space between the buildings and reinforce that this series is set in Toronto.
Part of my Meat Matters series.