Clarissa Cruz
October 13, 2000 AT 04:00 AM EDT

Face Forward

type
Book
Current Status
In Season
author
Kevyn Aucoin
publisher
Little, Brown and Company
genre
Nonfiction, Coffee Table

We gave it an A-

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-

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