The Marvellini brothers of Milan are injecting surreal into the 21st century. Firebombing tactics of dining hall wall grandeur, they’ve created a name for themselves in Italy through the digital enhancement of vintage portraits. Not into retouching, their enhancement reigns in obscuring features by way of a virtual Marvel masquerade — adorned with masks of everyone from Wolverine and Spiderman to Gundam and Mazinga Z. After donning these superhero masks on the individuals of yore, the photographs are mounted in vintage frames.
Marvellini brothers reworking of vintage photographs