Da Vinci's "The Last Supper" Ad Banned
The Last Supper represents the scene of The Last Supper from the final days of Jesus as depicted in the New Testament. On the painting, Jesus announced that one of his 12 disciples would betray him. The fresco is one of the most well known and valued in the world.
The Last Supper has been used for advertising and commercial purposes "Da Vinci Code" (by Dan Brown) is a religious novel telling an amazing tale with enigmas piled on secrets stacked on riddles. It unravels a sensitive issue regarding history and Christian religious. Quote from the movie: "What really matters is what you believe". ~ Robert Langdon
Girbaud Fashion House "The Last Supper" Ad Banned
A ban on a parody of the Leonardo da Vinci's painting "The Last Supper" has been denounced as censorship. Under pressure from an organization backed by Catholic bishops, a tribunal in Paris has ruled that fashion designers Marith? and Fran?ois Girbaud cannot use a photo based on Leonardo da Vinci's painting "The Last Supper" in a new advertising campaign. (Lib?ration). An attorney representing the fashion designers said of the controversial advertisement, "The work is a photograph based on a painting, not the Bible. There is nothing in it that is offensive to the Catholic religion." (Times)
A Paris court ordered the advertising posters to be removed from billboards across France within three days or risk a daily fine of €100,000 because it offended Roman Catholics.
ArtPoker.net - PokerStars and Da Vinci with the Last Supper In this poker theme Jesus is playing poker with his disciples and at this specific moment, as he gets a royal flush, he exclaims "I Raise!" This poker theme was created for Poker Stars.com and for other poker rooms.
Another Poker Scene Based On The Last Supper (paddypower.com)
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