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Religious Icons Meet Pop Culture Icons in the Work of Soasig Chamaillard

Consider the Following

 

  1. Sailor Moon Sailor Moon

    The word "icon" has a number of different meanings today, from the symbols on your computer screen to celebrities, and, of course, visual representations of religious figures. Soasig Chamaillard repairs old statues of the Virgin Mary and in the process turns them into something distinctly different than their original appearance. Her mission isn't to mock Mary or the meaning she holds for many people, but rather to examine notions of the feminine and the role of women in society and culture. As some one who's sitting in front of a bunch of action figures that, to me, represent important figures, the juxtaposition of pop culture with culture culture, is something I always find fascinating.

  2. Superman Superman
  3. My Little Pony My Little Pony
  4. Barbie Barbie
  5. Jedi Jedi
  6. VR Troopers VR Troopers
  7. Hello Kitty Hello Kitty
  8. John Wayne John Wayne
  9. Mario Mario

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