Sunday, 24 July 2016

Catholic priest Pell's perilous painting - wins 2016 "Bald Archy" prize :)

Winning painting this year of Pell with a dick for a nose
The 2005 Bald Archy Prize winning portrait of George Pell and Tony Abbott.
Australian catholic maniac George Pell has won the apparently prestigious 2016 Bald Archy award in Australia. I suspect it's a piss take of the Archibald prize but I digress.

Pell is depicted with a dick for a nose, I'd suggest for obvious reasons. He is allegedly part of the catholic church's child paedophilia disasters in Australia, making excuses for them and moving them on. He's now the money bloke for the pope in Rome. Lovely :s 

And these assholes reckon they're the moral guardians of humanity FFS.
Titled 'Nothing to Say', the painting is the work of artist Pat Hudson, a first time entrant in the Bald Archy, which is a parody of the more serious and revered Archibald Prize.

"It's a great honour and a big surprise," Hudson, from Templestowe in Victoria, said.

The 2016 contenders were unveiled in Canberra in February and the artist said he painted the portrait in response to the controversy surrounding Cardinal Pell at that time.

At the time it was unclear whether the Cardinal would testify at the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.

He later gave evidence via videolink from Rome over his handling of alleged abuse by Catholic Priests within the church in Australia.

Cardinal Pell is not the subject of any allegations of abuse before the commission.

"Through all the tragedy and adversity of what actually went on, it seemed there was a sense of absurdity to it with the church's response, so that's what I was trying to capture in the picture," Hudson said. ABC