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Karl Johnson Revives the Antiquated Tradition of Silhouette Portraits

By: Meghan Young - Published: • References: cutarts & coolhunting
This is Karl Johnson's time to shine. Never have we appreciated old forms of art more than now. That could be because designers and artists are finding it difficult to come up with original concepts, but I like to think that we are just embracing our past to better understand and appreciate where we came from and how far we've come.

Of course, Karl Johnson's silhouette art isn't necessarily a commentary on all of that. Instead, the Southern California-based artist is just doing what he loves. Browse through the gallery above to see his impressive work. Stats for Victorian Paper Art Trending: Older & Chilly
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