Rix Seawitch Artist
China Tea Chests
A lone shark struggles on the snood of a pelagic
long-line, alone and not one of scores because this painting depicts the last shark, anywhere.
The remorseless demand for shark fin soup just will not slow down as a huge rising Chinese middle class craves the ‘class’ attached to it, and also the pathetic claims of it being an aphrodisiac and more.
Protective legislation is slow to emerge and hard to enforce, the staggering price of shark’s fin involves it with corruption and organized crime.
The Last Shark
Only if Shark’s fin soup is driven out of fashion will the killing stop, the object of these paintings is to help that happen.
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Acrylic on canvas 3 x 2 ft
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