You DQed my picture of a pig having a slide in a circus. Sorry but I do not understand why you are giving any importance to a complain that says: "It looks like it was taken in some kind of circus and it means torture for the animals. Animals in circus are not allowed in most countries. In my eyes it's an offensive picture".I saw many harsh photographs accross challenges here (ie. street poverty, hard work) showing kids at work or aging people in a state of misery/distress. I saw pictures of Corrida as well, which is more widely forbidden than circus. You don't have to yield under such a pressure that restrains the freedom of expression.
yes! your picture IS art!