Leonardo Da Vinci’s 15th century mural painting The Last Supper, depicting a monumental event chronicled in the Christian New Testament, is one of the most famous works of art in the world (rated #3 by one account).
Needless to say, Da Vinci’s The Last Supper was not the be all and end all of dinner parties…
With Sylvester Stallone assuming the role of Jesus, conveniently seated at the center of the table, the allusion can only foreshadow what to expect in this action-packed thriller!
Even the renowned surrealist painter Salvador Dali couldn’t help but to create his own mystical rendition of the Last Supper scene.
Dali’s 1955 The Sacrament of the Last Supper remains one of his most popular compositions as a compelling combination of classical subject matter and fantastical imagery.
And, finally, how could the world of fashion pass up the opportunity to advertise the Last Supper style?
Internationally-recognized clothing company François and Marithé Girbaud redesigned the Last Supper in their ad for jeans in March of 2005.
The ad depicted almost all women fashion models and was met with criticism that the image offended and trivialized the religious sensibilities of all citizens.
Ultimately, the ads were banned as a result of a court decision that ruled they were offensive to Catholics.
Remember the 1990′s television hit That 70′s Show?
Watch the cast’s hilarious recreation of the famous Last Supper scene below!
- Ava Cotlowitz
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