Another in the Safari Series, “No Poaching” illustrates the fate of an alarming number of rhinoceros. These majestic horns, made of nothing more than keratin, are thought to be an aphrodesiac, and it has led to poaching until the species is nearly extinct. In the reflection of the rhino’s eye, you can make out the silhouette of a poacher.
18×24″ acrylic on canvas
Original in private collection