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Artist Transforms Victorian Portraits Into Modern Pop Culture Trading Cards

Funny Retro Cards by Alex Gross

“The Truce”
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Artist Alex Gross transforms 19th-century portraits into amusing mashups with iconic figures of popular culture. Using the sepia-toned photographs as his initial inspiration, Gross paints on cabinet cards (these were a style of portraits mounted on a 4.25-inch by 6.5-inch sheet that had widespread appeal after 1870). When he’s done, the anonymous men and women from yesteryear are retro versions Lees verder

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