Wednesday, January 10, 2007

La Jolie Vierge




RALEIGH, N.C. — A North Carolina artist - Kate Kretz - intrigued by the public obsession with celebrity has found herself feeding that obsession with a painting of actress Angelina Jolie as the Virgin Mary hovering over a Wal-Mart checkout line.







6 comments:

Collin said...

Is it painted on velvet? lol Seriously, that is hilarious.

Nick said...

Actually its an acrylic and oil on linen but I woulda thunk the same thing. :-)

Peter said...

Love this. It's perfect.

John Gallaher said...

I had this same vision the other day, but I think she was sporting a crown of thorns.

Nick said...

Or maybe on the right side of the Lord in DaVinci's "Last Supper".

Anny Ballardini said...

this is _glorious_!