'Woman and Dog' represents our connection with animals. It is a primaeval thing going back through the decades. It is a work about co-existence and survival. The current pandemic has heightened this feeling. The dog is out with his mistress in the long hours of the forest. The light is dimming over the horizon. The dog is the trusty guardian of the lone female figure. An accomplice on the great hunt. The ever-faithful companion that is always there even in the darkest of times. Mythical hounds appear over the ages; in the Welsh tales of Mabinogion, they guard the entrance to the other world. The dog depicted is a hunting dog, arched back at the ready to pounce. What is he hunting for? The truth?
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