Iconoclash

i·con·o·clash (ī-kŏn'ə-klăsh)

1. To collide loudly and harshly against against a dogmatic symbol.

2. Documenting the destruction within a culture of the religious icons and other symbols or monuments, usually for religious or political motives.

3. A conflict, as between opposing or irreconcilable conventions.

4. A tumblr feed for those who get off on these kind of things.
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The Moscow Times is reporting that Bulgarian pranksters are repainting Soviet-era monuments so that the Soviet military heroes depicted are recast as American Superheroes (h/t to trans-atlantyk posting at reddit’s /r/worldnews):

Russia is demanding that Bulgaria try harder to prevent vandalism of Soviet monuments, after yet another monument to Soviet troops in Sofia was spray-painted, ITAR-Tass reported.

The Russian Embassy in Bulgaria has issued a note demanding that its former Soviet-era ally clean up the monument in Sofia’s Lozenets district, identify and punish those responsible, and take “exhaustive measures” to prevent similar attacks in the future, the news agency reported Monday.

The monument was sprayed with red paint on the eve of the Bulgarian Socialist Party’s celebration of its 123rd anniversary, the Sofia-based Novinite news agency reported.

The vandalism was the latest in a series of similar recent incidents in Bulgaria — each drawing angry criticism from Moscow…

- See more at: http://disinfo.com/2014/08/russia-wants-bulgarians-stop-vandalizing-soviet-monuments-look-like-american-superheroes/#sthash.49ERmgm1.dpuf

More reinterpretations of The Last Supper… this one takes beloved cartoon/fantastic characters from the 80s and sits them across this iconoclastic table.

Ecce Homo by Elias Garcia Martinez has held pride of place in the Sanctuary of Mercy Church near Zaragoza for more than 100 years… until Rafiki decided to “freshen up” the masterpiece.

Multiple reinterpretations of The Last Supper. Some of the best ones: Zombies, Mario, South Park, Star Wars, Advice Animals, and Fast Food Mascots. 

This gives a whole new meaning to the term “rice queen.”

The Last Supper of Rage

The Last Supper of Rage

Maybe Jesus was also a pirate. What if everything in the world was a DRM, even recipes.

Anything can make a good cross. Game Over!

Anything can make a good cross. Game Over!

Jesus gets down and break-dances in the Vatican.

Marc Thirouin knows one thirsty virgin.

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