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renard roux

Gwenn Seemel
Outfox (Red fox)
2012
acrylic on panel
10 x 10 inches

This painting of a fox is a kind of echo of this self-portrait from 2004. For more about the making of Outfox, watch this vlog. Below is the text from the book Crime Against Nature that goes with this image—the book can be read and purchased here.

And sometimes the boys and girls who don’t make babies don’t even help with childcare.

Red foxes have a communal breeding system similar to that of wolves, but, among these foxes, nonbreeders do not always contribute to rearing the young.