alex gross: reconfigured cabinet cards
 
alex gross: reconfigured cabinet cards alex gross: reconfigured cabinet cards
jan 25, 2012

alex gross: reconfigured cabinet cards

cabinet cards by alex gross all images courtesy alex gross

los angeles-based artist alex gross has created a collection of reconfigured cabinet cards from the late 19th and early 20th century. the vintage photographs have been altered by means of mixed media to portray the figure depicted the image as an imagined or contemporary comic book super hero. the photographs, originally a commercial printed portrait standard forms gross’ collection.

the cabinet cards will be on display along with nineteen new mixed media pieces in gross’ solo exhibition ‘product placement’ at jonathan levine gallery in new york city beginning february 25th, 2012.

left: ‘batman’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches right: ‘batgirl’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches

left: ‘creature’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches right: ‘cyclops’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches

left: ‘doctor strange’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches right: ‘captain hindi’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches

left: ‘marvel girl’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches right: ‘magneto’ mixed media on antique photograph, 7 x 5 inches

via io9

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