Awhile back Vic put up a forum question about modern day bibles
that had an unconventional look to them. Whether you think this is sacrilegious or just plain funny, you have to admit that it's nice to see the good old B-I-B-L-E getting some attention. This new cover by UK publishing house Hodder & Stoughton, is designed by Crush Design & Art Direction Ltd., who explain, "We were set a tough challenge with this brief to create a fresh new look for The Bible and make it a best selling summer read. Our illustrations made this book the summer’s must have accessory for any non card carrying Christian."
Non card carrying. Ooo don't want to touch that one with a ten foot pole.
The main idea behind the contemporary image of the Garden of Eden is that mankind has led to the “poisoning and destruction of a beautiful world”. Adam and Eve live in a consumer society gone out of control where the trees have died from pollution and where skulls illustrate the destruction of the animal kingdom. Sound dark and depressing? Well, it is. But let's just look at the interesting juxtaposition and appreciate the detail in the artwork. Very cool.
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