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Aaron Hobson Holiday Cards

Have a bleak holiday with the dark humor of these photo greetings

by Jacob Resneck in Design on 07 December 2010

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An exhausted, pajama-clad shopper sprawled on a snow-covered lake may seem like an exaggeration, but it's arguably not far off on the lengths many go to during the holiday frenzy that seems to begin a bit earlier each year. This card, along with one boasting a soon-to-be holiday dinner turkey come from cinema-scapist photographer Aaron Hobson, whose dark and complex works have caught our attention before.

This is dark holiday humor at is best, taking on a slightly cynical attitude during an otherwise saccharine time of year. To order, use the online form courtesy of the 7444 Gallery, which has put the whole thing together.

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The cards sell for $10 each, but for an additional $5 they'll include a personalized message with hand calligraphy from graphic artist Gail Brill. They're taking orders now, but you'll will have to hurry if you want it to get out in time.

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