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A statue of the Virgin was turned into a personification of Justice, simply by removing the Christ Child and replacing him with scales. Network artist Oliver Laric reinterprets Susan Sontag’s statement that just about everything had been photographed ( 1977 ) , and proclaims that just about everything has been photoshopped . His video essay and statement on visual culture Versions (2010) also features the Iranian incident from 2008, where the Revolutionary Guards released an image with a digitally added missile.
by Maria Popova
Image: Still from Touch My Body (Green Screen Version), Oliver Laric, 2008 Oliver Laric is an artist living somewhere in Europe. He is also a co-founder of vvork.com .