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Artist Turns #Vintage Cabinet Card #Photographs into Folk Art, Folk Lore, Folk Heroes

Check out this article about Alex Gross, an artist who paints on antique cabinet cards, turning photos of anonymous people into wonderful Super Heroes!

Link: http://imprint.printmag.com/daily-heller/alex-gross-sepia-gone-wild/

I think it is a much better life for these old photos than piled up in an antique mall -- there are tons and tons of these vintage unidentified kinda blah photos available, so he's not desroying anything important -- he's making art, which is very important.

Well, not all become Super Heroes.

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