Animal “rights” has been a debatable issue for decades. It covers wide areas of animal-human relationship. Last year, the issue extended into the art world in an incident where The Guggenheim Museum was urged to pull down artworks that allegedly violated animal rights. Artists argued if Guggenheim should conform to the demand or keep the artworks in display. Along with these arguments, one question comes to mind; what exactly is animal “rights”?
/ Pradiva Sawarno /