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Let There Be Hell

By on May 3, 2010 in Office Environment

hell lampshade

If you like your light filtered through a mass of writhing, suffering bodies, then look no further than the “Fall of the Damned” pendant lamp by Luc Merx.

The lampshade is a knotted mass of suspended bodies whose hellish torment is accentuated if you use a red light bulb. Art has a great tradition of depicting the unique agony that awaits us if we sin and do not repent, and this lampshade owes to a tradition as old as the Bible itself. Hieronymous Bosch might have liked one of these in his living room.

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Fra Angelico’s Last Judgment.
Fra Angelico’s Last Judgment, ca.1425.

 

You can actually buy the Fall of the Damned lamp through Unica. A bargain at $47,850

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