Posts Tagged ‘The Last Supper’

One chromosome too many

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

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There are lots of modern versions of the Last Supper out there. Shown above is my favorite, in part because of a personal connection I have with it. Photographed by Raoef Mamedov (Russian name Рауф Мамедов), this sequence of 5 images portrays Jesus and his 12 disciples as “sufferers” from Down syndrome…

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Not the first or the last

Monday, October 6th, 2008

One of these days I’ll put together a post with a list of every “Last Supper” takeoff done by every artist of note. Meanwhile here’s a middling version called “Last Breakfast” by Ron English, who has made a career out of bloated images of Ronald McDonald.