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06.23.14 Marina Galperina

James Kerr’s amazing Scorpion Dagger blog has hundreds of animated digital collages that remix northern and early Renaissance art with 21st century themes. See some of our favorites in the gallery above, featuring Jesus, Mary, and a slew of characters from the Biblical times and 15th Century Europe, like Jesus-and-Apostles tandem bike, transformer-Jesus… …giant-inflatable-tube-man Jesus… …and, also, pant-shredding […]

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12.16.13 ANIMAL

Last week, Fox News talking head Megyn Kelly told “all the kids” watching the right-wing cable network that “Santa just is white,” in response to a Slate editorial by Aisha Harris on her childhood feelings of alienation that Santa Claus is predominantly portrayed as a beardy Caucasian. With a straight face, Kelly added: Jesus was a white man, too. […]

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01.29.13 Samer Kalaf

After making in the news in a bad way with a donnybrook involving Frank Ocean, Chris Brown took to his art in order to cool off some nerves. He put a picture of his work on Instagram with the caption, “Painting the way I feel today. Focus on what matters!” So, he feels persecuted like […]

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10.17.12 Irina Dvalidze

Slovenian artist Luka Seme is hardly the first to super-fy the alphabet, but he still gets brownie points for originality. Seme strings up comic hero costumes with their corresponding first letter of the crime fighter’s name on a clothesline. Guess it’s laundry day for every super hero ever! Bad day for shit to go down. By the way, […]

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05.18.12 Marina Galperina

Brooklyn-based artist Sebastian Errazuriz has 100 “Christian Popsicles” for you. They’re made from the Blood of Christ. He snuck in a cooler of wine into church at Eucharist time and a priest inadvertently blessed it, so there they are. […]

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11.10.11 Marina Galperina

It must be Christmas time! Remember how the GOP bullied the Smithsonian Museum into censoring a “controversial” David Wojnarowicz video piece over 11 seconds of an ant-covered crucifix? Here’s today’s Daily News cover. OUTRAGE, you guys! The article itself is a heartbreaking waste of trees, relying heavily on local Catholic spokespeople yelping “That’s not art!” […]

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10.13.11 Marina Galperina

Ralph Steadman’s rightful heir Aaron Johnson has new paintings of Americana Grotesque on view at the Stefan Stux gallery. Come see more binging, gorging, ravishing, raping, splitting, festering chaos of war and religion themed imagery, poured in layers onto clear plastic and ultimately peeled off and mounted on polyester nets. The form fits the content. “Freedom From Want,” […]

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08.19.11 Marina Galperina

If you enjoy pictograms, minimalism and timeline infographics, you’ll dig these neat minimalist pictrogram timelines of historical and pop culture villains and heroes, dig ’em hard. Sabine Troisvallets of design house H-57 has creatively illustrated seven noteworthy fates. Proceed to see Jacko fade away and Marie Antoinette lose her cake-hole and the pretty little head […]

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04.20.11 Marina Galperina

When Marx’s “religion is the opium of the masses” slogan was crazy popular, the Soviets were getting everyone off the Eastern Orthodox Jesus crack, whether they liked it or not. Enter Bezbozhnik (“Heathen” or “Godless”) magazine of the late, hooked-on-Stalin ’20s, spreading equal opportunity propaganda and damning all major religions. Oh, and USA’s racism and […]

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04.14.11 Marina Galperina

Illustrator and designer Chris Parks created this “12-skateboard deck shout-out to Leonardo da Vinci’s ‘The Last Supper’ with Jesus Christos and his 12 Luchador apostles getting down one last time” for his solo exhibit Saints & Sinners at Pale Horse Studio in St. Petersburg, Florida. The details! The colors! The full myriad of Mexican beer! […]

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