Alas, this is just too funny: French artist Soasig Chamaillard offering a somewhat iconoclastic interpretation of the Virgin Mary.
Super Mary section from 'bless' by artist Soasig Chamaillard
Creative Blasphemy - These slightly blasphemous Holy Mary pieces pictured are witty, different and not pretending to be anything they are not. The artist, Soasig Cham.
French artist/sculptor Soasig Chamaillard repurposed damaged or found miniature statues of the Virgin Mary. The project is called ‘Détournement Statue Sainte Vierge’, turning Mary into pop culture icons of today.
Super Marie Soasig Chamaillard is creating quite a stir in France with her current show at the Albane Gallery located in Nantes. Featuring the Virgin Mary as a Supergirl Mary, a vampire Mary or My Little Pony Mary, the French artist is facing crit.
When artist Soasig Chamaillard repairs statues of the Virgin Mary, they often turn out much stranger than when she began. Chamaillard transforms her battered Madonnas into superheroes, Sailor Scouts, and other powerful modern cultural icons.
French artist Soasig Chamaillard, influenced by her Christian upbringing, created this series of sculptures with the Virgin Mary dressed up with elements of popular culture, check out the whole series on Chamaillard's website.
Soasig Chamaillard, "Super Marie", H: 31 cm in), acrylic paint on found plaster statuette signed "Goy", 2007
OBJECTS / SCULTPURES / Designersgotoheaven.com Super Mary by Soasig Chamaillard. S stands for Savior - Haha
French artist Soasig Chamaillard has taken some standard images of Catholic worship - statues of Mary - and jazzed them up a little, adding a pop culture focus to something that was once purely spiritual.