Tuesday, September 30, 2014
By an unknown Russian artist
Late 17th - early 18th century
Tempera, silver and cloth on wood
32 х 2.5 х 4.3 cm
The Novodevichy Convent, Moscow, Russia
Leave it to the ever-chic Virgin Mary to wear a bottle opener as a bonnet.
Friday, September 26, 2014
By Joos van Cleve
14.6 × 10.2"
Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid, Spain
So yeah people, I can hold a contrapposto stance while balancing on a glass bowl because I'm not just the baby Jesus, I'm the mother-flippen savior of art history.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Central tympanum sculpture
Duomo di San Rufino, Assisi, Italy
Well, I don't know about you but I'd gladly attend any church with a sculpture over the door of the baby Jesus blowing up a boob-balloon from the center of Mary's chest....
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Thursday, September 11, 2014
Saturday, September 6, 2014
By Ernst Ewald
Q: How many winged baby angels does it take to carry a catatonic looking Christ child?
A: Three: two to carry him, and one to ring a bell in front.
Monday, September 1, 2014
Madonna and Child Enthroned with Angles and Saints
By Fillipo Lippi
Tempera on panel, 43.7 × 34.3 cm
Museo della collegiata di Sant'Andrea, Empoli, Italy
ANGEL (kneeling in front of Mary and Squishy): Who's a cute squishy baby? Who? Oh just wook at his widdle pink onesie!! I just want to squeeeeeze his widdle fat cheeks!!!!!"
JOSEPH: Bitch please, this baby talk is getting old.