The Joy Of Salt Licking: Contest Turns Farm Animals Into Fine Artists

NPR- December 22, 2012

Salt Lick Art. These sculptures start out as 50 pound cubes of salt, about a foot long on each side. Ranchers give them to their livestock as nutritional supplements… What’s left behind look like  a swirling sculpture of grooves, pinnacles and even a small porthole. (Read full story here.)

Jackson Pollock’s drips- high culture.
Bovine’s salty licks- wry sculpture.

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