Thursday, May 22, 2008

off with his head

during the Renaissance many prominent artists were intrigued by the biblical story of Holofernes by Judith in which Judith enters Holofernes's camp and then intoxicates him, seduces him, and beheads him. (right: Caravaggio's Judith Beheading Holofernes)

designer Yael Mer of Raw Edges's response to the biblical text is the handbag below. to me its contentious and fierce and beautiful all at the same time.

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