‘Less Idol' Shows Famous Faces Sans Famous Features

By: Elsa Blaine - Published: Dec 13, 2008 • References: majagan
Maja Ganszyniec’s "Less Idol" altered images of some the world’s most famous people prove that even small characteristics of a person can be our core fascination with them.

It’s amazing how a simple facial mole, pair of glasses or over-plumped lips make a person the idol we relate to. Take away that feature and they suddenly become less sexy, less edgy or not as nearly as intimidating.

Pam Anderson as an A cup and with an average lip size becomes the girl next door, Bob Marley looks less than hip without his dreads and John Lennon sans his signature wire-rimmed glasses seems almost mousey. Stats for Photoshopped Normalcy Trending: Older & Buzzing
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