The Small Crucifixion

Matthias Grunewald
The Small Crucifixion
~ 1511-1520
National Gallery of Art

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Isenheim Altarpiece (detail)

Matthias Grünewald
Isenheim Altarpiece
~ 1512-1516
Unterlinden Museum at Colmar

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Isenheim Altarpiece (detail)

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Matthias Grünewald
Isenheim Altarpiece
~ 1512-1516
Unterlinden Museum at Colmar

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Isenheim Altarpiece (detail)

Gruenwald-crucifixion (detail)

Matthias Grünewald
Isenheim Altarpiece
~ 1512-1516
Unterlinden Museum at Colmar

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On the two Marys

Gruenwald-crucifixion (detail)
Karen and Amanda:

Instead of engaging in the familiar bleat of “forgive them, they know not what they do”, you two girls ought to come down off your crosses and answer the question. Where’s the resistance? The fact is, there is no way to distinguish the current situation (“domination”, according to you and some others) from active cooperation. People who actively cooperate in their own genocide don’t deserve any pity. Such “victims” are indeed blameworthy.

Jack Frost

On Erasmus

Holbein-Louvre

This piece was chosen for my collection of the 2014 edition of Day of Wrath, and I discarded it for the 2017 edition of the same book. However, it can still be read as a PDF: pages that I stole from the now unavailable edition of Day of Wrath:

https://chechar.files.wordpress.com/2017/01/on-erasmus.pdf