In this thought-provoking collection of paintings, Canadian artist Eric Vanasse poses important questions about the fate of our planet and the humans and animals that call it home. (Wow, what a strong message & reality check!
Interview with artist Eric Vanasse:
What’s the significance of pairing the threatened animals with the young children?
Children will inherit the environmental problems that older generations have bequeathed them. It will be up to them to find solutions and deal with the remaining animals. While being helpless for dealing with such a global issue, children’s general interest and kindness toward animals may help viewers see the desperate need that these animal have to have their environment preserved.
The arts clarify tough issues with elegance and brevity.