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This artist transforms portraits of the nineteenth century into famous people of pop culture

If for you, theformer and the modern have absolutely nothing to do together, so you will undoubtedly be surprised by the work of the artist that we will present today. Originally from United States, Alex Gross is a painter and illustrator who has embarked on a surprising creative project.

Passionate about pop culture and more particularly by the universe of Super hero, this artist had fun transforming the portraits of portraits made during the Victorian era into famous people. Of Batman à Black Panther, Passing by dark Vador or Luke Skywalker, first of all, Alex Gross's creations are strongly influenced by these great sagas, well known to fans of pop culture.

But what's even more fascinating is this very work meticulous that the artist realizes to truly transform the portraits that we see in the photos. A nice proof that theformer and the modern can get married and give rise to surprising marriages.

We let you discover below the most beautiful photos diverted by the artist Alex Gross. And we invite you, as usual, to go on hisportfolio to learn more about his art.

The Joker and Batman

Credits: Alex Gross

Batman

Credits: Alex Gross

Batman, Batgirl and Robin

Credits: Alex Gross

Harley Quinn

Credits: Alex Gross

The Joker

Credits: Alex Gross

Batgirl and Supergirl

Credits: Alex Gross

Double-Face, The Sphinx, The Joker, The Penguin and Mr. Freeze

Credits: Alex Gross

Han Solo (Star Wars)

Credits: Alex Gross

Arya Stark (Game of Thrones)

Credits: Alex Gross

Black Panther

Credits: Alex Gross

Batgirl, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy

Credits: Alex Gross

Batwoman

Credits: Alex Gross

Poe Dameron (Star Wars)

Credits: Alex Gross

Darth Vader, Luke Skywalker and Leïa Organa (Star Wars)

Credits: Alex Gross

Wolverine (X-Men)

Credits: Alex Gross

Justice League

Credits: Alex Gross

C-3PO (Star Wars)

Credits: Alex Gross

Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader (Star Wars)

Credits: Alex Gross

Imagined by: Alex Gross

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