The Whirlwind of Lovers

  The Circle of the Lustful: Francesca da Rimini (‘The Whirlwind of Lovers’) by William Blake 1826–7 After the success of the engravings of ‘The Book of Job’, Linnell commissioned Blake to make prints of the Dante series as well. It’s interesting to note that David as Satan in Prometheus had tested Elizabeth Shaw as Job, now …

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The Engineer’s Demise and The Punishment of Thieves

Parallels: The Engineer's demise & Punishment Of The Thieves by Gustave  Doré from Dante Alighieri's, The Divine Comedy. Now the thief engages in obscene and rebellious defiance of God, in the action of his raised fists and in his speech “Take that, God! It’s aimed at you!” [Inf. 24.3]. until he is silenced by the serpents. …

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The Kiss by Joel-Peter Witkin in Alien: Covenant

  The Kiss is a photo by Joel-Peter Witkin was taken in New Mexico in 1982. In Alien: Covenant David and Walter share a kiss, it's interesting that their kiss mirrors this piece of morbid art. Witkin’s work reveals the things that society did not want to show, he wanted to show death as a …

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