Book Review: 'Face Forward' | EW.com

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Face Forward Like its predecessor, Making Faces, Kevyn Aucoin's stunning book Face Forward features celebrities made up to look like other...Face ForwardNonfiction, Coffee Table Like its predecessor, Making Faces, Kevyn Aucoin's stunning book Face Forward features celebrities made up to look like other...2000-10-13Little Brown & Company
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Face Forward

Genre: Nonfiction, Coffee Table; Author: Kevyn Aucoin; Publisher: Little Brown & Company

Like its predecessor, Making Faces, Kevyn Aucoin’s stunning book Face Forward features celebrities made up to look like other celebrities, often with startling results — Julia Roberts appears as Julie Christie, Susan Sarandon as Bette Davis, Hilary Swank as Raquel Welch, and so on. A few of the lushly photographed incarnations don’t quite work: Gwyneth Paltrow, for example, doesn’t channel the spirit of James Dean at all. But the best shots — like a smoldering Martha Stewart as Veronica Lake — sizzle on the page. A-