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Superheroes and Supervillains Rendered as Flemish Paintings

Superheroes and supervillains, and several strong personalities in between, are reimagined by photographer Sacha Goldberger as Flemish Baroque portraits from the 1600s, complete with handmade costumes, props, and nobly introspective gazes. The photos demonstrate the use of centuries-old painting techniques to convey nobility while at the same time evoking a sense of fragility within us all.

Characters from Marvel and DC comic books, as well as Disney, Star Wars and other 20th-century classics, are represented. But Goldberger was hardly alone in the massive effort. An entire crew chipped in, from costume designers to casting directors. Which may explain why so many portraits resemble the actors who most memorably brought them to life on a screen, from Adam West’s Batman and Christopher Reeve's Superman to Hugh Jackman's Wolverine and Lou Ferrigno’s Incredible Hulk.


Wonder Woman


Superman


Batman


Robin


Catwoman


Catwoman


Joker


Captain America


Incredible Hulk


Ironman


Darth Vader


Princess Leia


Princess Leia II


Yoda


Stormtrooper


Chewbacca


R2-D2


C-3PO


Green Lantern


Darth Maul


Snow White


Nemesis (Resident Evil)


Wolverine


Anakin Skywalker





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Nov 25, 2014 20:11:00

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