Brothers Carlo and Andrea Marvellini, founders of Foto Marvellini, created this fun and impressive series of vintage photographs that reveal the hidden ancestry of many superhero and pop-culture characters of today. From Darth Vader to Catwoman to Popeye, the creative mixed media series is a glimpse into a fabricated past and is inspired by an Albert Einstein quote:…
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A few years ago, French photographer Sacha Goldberger found his 91-year-old Hungarian grandmother Frederika feeling lonely and depressed. To cheer her up, he suggested that they shoot a series of outrageous photographs in unusual costumes, poses, and locations. Grandma reluctantly agreed, but once they got rolling, she couldn't stop smiling.
Frederika was born in Budapest 20 years…
In this series titled Heroes: The Route of Exposure, sculptor Adrian Tranquilli shows us the rarely seen, vulnerable side of our favorite superheroes. Tranquilli wanted to focus less on the heroes' superpowers and psychic abilities, and more on their human fragility. As a result, Batman is positioned on his knees looking for answers while Superman is coming out of…Continue
Looks like our favorite superheroes have finally grown old. Now, instead of flying around, taking down bad guys, and saving the world, they're spending their last few days at a nursing home made for Superheroes.
Superman leans on a walker, while Catwoman takes her afternoon nap. The Incredible Hulk, flabby and in tatters, vegetates in a wheelchair. Mr.…