Fear of Clowns

"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable."
- H. L. Mencken
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Saturday, April 09, 2005

Last supper ad 

Here is an ad parodying Da Vinci's Last Supper, linked to a larger version of the same,

the ad

Here is a reproduction, linked to a Sixteenth Century reproduction that is today in better condition that the original, linked to a larger version of a Sixteenth Century reproduction that has better weathered time,

the last supper

I have previously noted the ad has been censored in France and Italy - now the French ban has been upheld by a higher court.

I suggest the ad is great art in itself. I promised in that previous post to later explain why I believe so; the reason I didn't note my observations about the ad immediately is that the art itself is in an individual's realizations of the differences between the original and the parody - along side the change in women's roles in society across several centuries,

venus butt crack

Here are a few more parodies of da Vinci's famous painting.

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Comments:

As I told you previously, I thought that imitation was the highest form of flattery. Why I don't like the ad is because they are all skinnier and younger than me. ;-)
i believe that parady of the the last supper is very wrong and it mock da vincis art and i believe it is also very ina ppropriate and makes me wonder about peoples morals

 

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