michelangelo nintendo remix
michelangelo nintendo remix michelangelo nintendo remix
mar 23, 2010

michelangelo nintendo remix

‘game over’ by kordian lewandowski polish artist kordian lewandowski has taken inspiration from michelangelo famous la pieta sculpture and reinterpreted it using nintendo characters. lewandowski’s sculpture features mario and princess in place of jesus and mary from michelangelo’s. named ‘game over’, the piece is made from polystyrene foam that lewandowski carved in full scale using a chainsaw at first and more precise tools to finish. while the sculpture may not be included in an art history book, it showcases one of the most iconic sculptural subjects of the renaissance re-contextualized using the storyline of mario instead of the bible.


‘la pieta’ by michelangelo

making ‘game over’ by kordian lewandowski

‘game over’ by kordian lewandowski

‘game over’ by kordian lewandowski

making ‘game over’ by kordian lewandowski

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  • If you have to show “La Pieta” so you get it, you probably aren’t going to get it. Get it?

    Of course, as far as the material selection goes, the polystyrene foam will most likely — unfortunately — out last the marble. (Which, I believe, is why Michelangelo used it to sculpt the David in Las Vegas. He did that one, right?)

    Mushi says:
  • This is ridiculous… in an awesome way.

    Eegore says:
  • haha, a real big laugh for the morning,. perfect, cheers

    jamesholden says:
  • takeshi murakami

    didIspellthatright? says:
  • mario legs are shorter on finished sculpture than on drawing on polystyrene

    bo says:
  • This is Cool!

    Casey Chen says:
  • kosovka devojka

    nk says:
  • LOVE IT!

    - K says:
  • The legs are the same length. The dress just got longer. look at the horizontal base line that became the top of the pedestal.

    Bo don't know says:

    INES Q COMPTON says:
  • this is beautiful. thank you.

    Cristinella says:
  • Thought provoking

    Zyzyx says:
  • Fantastic !

    www.lecteur-blu-ray-3d.com says:
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    Videoprojektoren says:

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