James Birkbeck Transforms into Vincent Van Gogh

By: Francis Tiangson - Published: Jan 16, 2011 • References: flickr & mymodernmet
Photographer James Birkbeck transformed himself into legendary artist Vincent Van Gogh, and the resemblance is undeniable. This is one self-portrait that is completely mesmerizing. The likeness is so uncanny, especially since Birkbeck chose to imitate the look of Vincent Van Gogh's painted portraits.

James Birkbeck always thought that he looked like Van Gogh and with the use of theatrical makeup he was able to fully realize exactly how similar they are in appearance. Check out the gallery to see James Birkbeck compared to the Vincent Van Gogh painting. Stats for Hyperreal Artist Portraits Trending: Older & Average
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