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Comments (3) Posted 07.01.12 | PERMALINK | PRINT

John Foster

Accidental Mysteries: 07.01.12


One of the most recognizable faces in American history is that of President Abraham Lincoln. From the most solemn and respected paintings and statues in Washington, DC to humble folk art carvings, Lincoln has been the subject of our affection since his assassination in 1865. Today, with Lincoln being depicted as a vampire hunter, I decided to take a look at Lincoln as others have depicted him.

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Accidental Mysteries is an online curiosity shop of extraordinary things, mined from the depths of the online world and brought to you each week by John Foster, a writer, designer and longtime collector of self-taught art and vernacular photography. “I enjoy the search for incredible, obscure objects that challenge, delight and amuse my eye. More so, I enjoy sharing these discoveries with the diverse and informed readers of Design Observer.”

Editor's Note: All images are copyright of their original owners.


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Comments (3)   |   JUMP TO MOST RECENT >>

nice art of work your done in Abraham Lincoln a famous name you have presented this ideal person very diffident art Marvelous
modernlogodesign
07.03.12 at 05:16

love. forgot dali's depiction of him and his cameo in bill and ted's excellent adventure..
cjohndesign
07.05.12 at 06:38

This summer I had the pleasure of going to the Dayton Museum of Art's display of Norman Rockwell art. One should research to see Rockwell's Lincoln. It was certainly a privliage to see this awe inspireing piece in person!
douglas burkepile
07.13.12 at 07:02



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John Foster and his wife, Teenuh, have been longtime collectors of self-taught art and vernacular photography. Their collection of anonymous, found snapshots has toured the country for five years and has been featured in Harper’s, Newsweek Online and others.
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