Saucers of Mud

May 7, 2009

Fly Virgin Atlantic and Get Shot by Fascists

Filed under: Uncategorized — matt w @ 9:33 am

Here’s an image from the new Virgin Atlantic campaign:

virgin-atlantic

Here’s an extremely famous Robert Capa photo of a soldier in the Spanish Civil War at the moment of his death (below the fold, because it’s somewhat graphic):

robertcapaspanishwar

They’ve got to be doing it on purpose. But why?

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2 Comments »

  1. One can only gape. First wave of new movement in art, inappropriation?

    Comment by Matt's mom — May 8, 2009 @ 5:00 pm

  2. My first thought was that it was modeled after a Robert Longo “Men in Cities” figure, famous in 1980’s art.

    Comment by Anders Weinstein — May 25, 2009 @ 9:43 pm


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