Cecilia Díaz Betz

What would happen if Yoda was a count? Can you picture Wonder Woman as an empress? If you can’t, take a look at French photographer Sacha Goldberger new project Super Flemish, which features a mash-up of fiction characters and the aesthetics of Flemish painting. Melancholic images, anachronistic outfits, dim lights and fantasy beings always willing to save or destroy mankind, seen from a different perspective: science fiction meets history of art and vice versa.

Sacha Goldberg achieved through a series of portraits that these fictional characters remaining perpetuated in time with a stately alo

Through this series, Sacha Goldberger manages to perpetuate these fiction characters with a stately halo. The image lends them a certain significance and seriousness. It’s as if he suddenly positioned them in the place they deserve for their deeds. In the words of Goldberger: “The superheroes often live their lives cloaked in anonymity. These portraits give them a chance to «fix» their narcissism denied. By the temporal disturbance they produce, these images allow us to discover, under the patina of time, an unexpected melancholy of those who are to be invincible.” Visit his web and enjoy the complete series with Batman & Robin, Superman, Darth Vader, Snow White, Joker and Alice in Wonderland, among others. Special mention to The Incredible Hulk.

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