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Dav Andrew's Celebrity Portraits Show Distorted Beauty and Emotion

 - May 4, 2011
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South African illustrator, cartoonist and urban artist Dav Andrew brings a series of caricatures that feature celebrities from all over the world who display emotional facial expressions. With his illustrations, Andrew shows us that pop culture caricatures are still alive and rocking.

Whether it’s the sad Mr. Johannes Brand, the excited Khloe Kardashian or Die Antwoord’s Ninja with his famous thug look, Dav Andrew uses the drawings' facial expressions to give you an idea of the celebrities within their distorted representation. Each of the portrait's extreme exaggeration is nevertheless amazing, adding a very comic feel to Andrew's series. If you look closely, you’ll find Twilight’s Jacob Black, TopGear’s Jeremy Clarkson and One Small Seed’s Guiseppe Russo -- who is a bit hard to make out at first glance.

Andrew has combined the beauty of caricature, graphic distortion and celebrity personality, bringing forth superb caricatures and illustrations.