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Tattoo Removal

It seems that some forms of contemporary art are more equal than others, at least at the Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair. 

Some of you may remember Louise, artist Wim Delvoye's tattooed creation once dubbed "Professor Scafidi's pet pig" by a friend of Counterfeit Chic.  Apparently she has family...

 

...who will NOT be seen in Shanghai this week after organizers informed the artist that live animals are outside the categories of display.  According to the Shanghai Daily, the gallery representing Delvoye in Beijing believes that the real reason was concern over public reaction.

Whatever the true concern, it probably has little to do with the use of Louis Vuitton's logos.