Leon Ferrari


Untitled”, 2002

That’s Dubya in the eyes, in case you’re wondering. Skull and Bones indeed.












“Western and Christian civilization”, (1964)

A man looks up at a figure of Christ crucified on a US combat plane that is part of an exhibition belonging to the Argentine artist Leon Ferrari in the Centro Cultural Recoleta, Wednesday, Dec.1, 2004. The 84-year-old artist ‘s exhibition became headline news in Buenos Aires after members of the Catholic community publicly expressed disgust at the artwork they consider ‘blasphemous.’

Some of us consider the justification of war through the perversion of religion to be the genuine blasphemy.


An article about the artist