Paintings from the Archives of the Pleasantville Historical Society

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Mon, Jun 13th, 2011 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

Website Cool Hunting has very amusing samples of Jonah Samson's darkly humorous works. Jonah is not just a regular Cool Hunting contributor, but an emerging artist and a medical doctor.

"Paintings from the Archives of the Pleasantville Historical Society" sees the the artist adding his own twist to vintage photographs found on eBay. A skilled painter as well as a photographer, Jonah infuses the classic portraits with fatalistic comic elements, creating completely new stories for characters who have long passed on with humorous subtitles for the works.

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