It's only natural to wish that beloved deceased celebrities were still here today, and so artist Sara Zaher has created a portrait series of artificially aged celebrities from years past. Entitled 'Forever Young,' the series takes a somewhat ironic look at how society values youth, celebrity, pop culture and death.
It features the visages of famous icons from many different arenas of pop culture. Musicians are primary subjects of the series, including Kurt Cobain, Tupac Shakur, Amy Winehouse and Elvis Presley. Other artificially aged celebrities include Princess Diana and Marilyn Monroe. No matter the face, the combination of familiarity and strangeness in the photos create a sense of the uncanny, encouraging viewers to reexamine their relationship to the pop culture structure and the modern cult of celebrity.Photo Credits: designboom, instagram
Artificially Aged Portraits
More Stats +/-
Controversial Music Videos
Candid Backstage Celebrity Pictures
Nostalgic 90s Fashion Photos
Celebrity Breakup Insurance
Free 2019 Report & eBook
Get the top 100 trends happening right NOW -- plus a FREE copy of our award-winning book.
Our Research Methodology
This article is one of 350,000 experiments. We use crowd filtering, big data and AI to identify insights.