The photographic project ICONIC began in 2016 and evolved since then into a huge work of art and passion.

With the help of a fashion designer Lucie Vervellea and a visual and make-up artist Joris Souris, I was able to recreate with innovation and accuracy more than 150 photos of artistic and historic figures who shaped the world as we know it.

In order to make the project flawless, artistic and physiognomic skills were required but also historic and biographic knowledge on each icon.

Here's a mesmerizing glimpse of this work down below. You can also check out my work on the website below and even pre-order the book here.

More info: exposition-iconic.com

#1

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

Report

J. Pell
Community Member
2 years ago

Cobain, a male Ophelia, drifting on a river of melancholy and madness. Beautiful work.

View more comments
#2

Michael Jackson

Michael Jackson

Report

Shruti Naik
Community Member
2 years ago

wow....almost 9 years since he's been gone

View more comments
#3

Vincent Van Gogh

Vincent Van Gogh

Report

Shruti Naik
Community Member
2 years ago

wow, he looks like chris martin.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#4

Frida Kahlo

Frida Kahlo

Report

Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

That dress. BEAUTIFUL!

View more comments
#5

Freddie Mercury

Freddie Mercury

Report

Erin Tyl
Community Member
2 years ago

This one is my a fav!!!

View more comments
#6

Janis Joplin

Janis Joplin

Report

J. Pell
Community Member
2 years ago

“...take a piece of my heart. My friends and I were camping and mourned her death by the quiet lake, watching the campfire as it slowly died.

Anna Brandigi
Community Member
2 years ago

Jackie Jormp-Jomp

Agnes Jekyll
Community Member
2 years ago

Love that episode!

Load More Replies...
BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm a Texas girl myself. Always admired her. We lost her too soon.

Aila Dionisio
Community Member
2 years ago

I don't even know some of these people lol

J. Pell
Community Member
2 years ago

That's not to your credit. lol

Load More Replies...
Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

yaaaaaaasss I love her

View more comments
#7

Carrie Fisher

Carrie Fisher

Report

Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Omigosh that really looks like her

View more comments
#8

Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso

Report

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Self portrait

#9

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Report

Em B
Community Member
2 years ago

Brilliant choice in MY opinion! He did math even in the toilet! That's not so hard to believe...

View more comments
#10

Twiggy

Twiggy

Report

Margot Piasecka
Community Member
2 years ago

Fabulous. Absolutely fabulous. Twiggy was a true sign of changing time.

View more comments
#11

Adolf Hitler

Adolf Hitler

Report

Allana Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

Excellent capture of the madness in his eyes!

View More Replies...
View more comments
#12

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich

Report

Allana Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

YES! Spot on likeness! This is so her!

View more comments
#13

Ray Charles

Ray Charles

Report

Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Oh I love him!

View more comments
#14

Frank Sinatra

Frank Sinatra

Report

Shiva Dheva
Community Member
2 years ago

The staging is also wonderful!

#15

Napoléon

Napoléon

Report

Jamie Holtsclaw
Community Member
2 years ago

I actually love this. His posture, the clouds in the background. Very thoughtful piece.

View more comments
#16

Jackie Kennedy

Jackie Kennedy

Report

Kristin Connon
Community Member
2 years ago

white gloves would have been a dramatic touch. Still, a powerful image though.

View more comments
#17

Elizabeth Taylor

Elizabeth Taylor

Report

Allana Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

This is a very powerful visual and a deep statement on Elizabeth's power and beauty if the day.

#18

Bob Marley

Bob Marley

Report

Desi Platias
Community Member
2 years ago

great photo

View more comments
#19

David Bowie

David Bowie

Report

Devin Robinson
Community Member
2 years ago

ground control to major tom...

View more comments
#20

Olivia Newton & John Travolta

Olivia Newton & John Travolta

Report

Lara B.
Community Member
2 years ago

Wait?? You wanna tell me that this is not the real John Travolta? Wow!! This looks soooo like him!!!

View more comments
#21

Madonna

Madonna

Report

Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

Like a virgin

View More Replies...
View more comments
#22

Louis Xiv

Louis Xiv

Report

Anna Brandigi
Community Member
2 years ago

"haha what a riot" -louis xiv

View more comments
#23

Maria Callas

Maria Callas

Report

J. Pell
Community Member
2 years ago

The definition of “Brava!”

View more comments
#24

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

Report

Hari Onago
Community Member
2 years ago

The model looks like that singer Ariana Grande, but she is hardly iconic, unlike Hepburn.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#25

James Dean

James Dean

Report

#26

Jimi Hendrix

Jimi Hendrix

Report

Em B
Community Member
2 years ago

SWEET!!!!!!!!!!!! I LOVE JIMI!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Awesome job bringing him back!

View more comments
#27

Grace Jones

Grace Jones

Report

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Model has her beautiful coloring

View more comments
#28

Charlie Chaplin

Charlie Chaplin

Report

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

This looks like a painting! Wow!

#29

Mohamed Ali

Mohamed Ali

Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

The greatest!

View more comments
#30

Jeanne D'arc

Jeanne D'arc

Report

Kristin Connon
Community Member
2 years ago

I could be wrong, but my humble opinion is that this is not an accurate representation of the spirit of Jeanne D'arc. Fishnets? Really? This is the only one of these I didn't care for though.

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#31

Alfred Hitchcock

Alfred Hitchcock

Report

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

Spot on!

View more comments
#32

Salvador Dalí

Salvador Dalí

Report

Elise Mon
Community Member
2 years ago

one thing that amused me is ants pubes 😂

#33

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe

Report

Allana Rose
Community Member
2 years ago

Nope. Doesn't not do MM justice although it is a pretty picture of whomever this girl is.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#34

Nina Simone

Nina Simone

Report

Holly Amara
Community Member
2 years ago

Wow!! Dead ringer for Nina Simone

View more comments
#35

Coco Chanel

Coco Chanel

Report

Shruti Naik
Community Member
2 years ago

flawless.

#36

Le Petit Prince

Le Petit Prince

Report

Kawaii Panda
Community Member
2 years ago

YYYYYYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYAYA

#37

Jean Paul Gaultier

Jean Paul Gaultier

Report

Kc Nordquist
Community Member
2 years ago

OK, wanna pull that zipper the rest of the way down....

View more comments
#38

Alice In Wonderland

Alice In Wonderland

Report

Kc Nordquist
Community Member
2 years ago

She looks a little too elfish and knowing, Alice is supposed to be innocent and perhaps a touch naive.

View More Replies...
View more comments
#39

Yves Saint-Laurent

Yves Saint-Laurent

Report

Margot Piasecka
Community Member
2 years ago

Pretty interesting. Like it. The look and the pose. Really good.

#40

Jesus De Nazareth

Jesus De Nazareth

Report

Kristin Connon
Community Member
2 years ago

I'm sad for the people that were offended, but giiiiiiiilllls, I just found religion...

View More Replies...
View more comments
See Also on Bored Panda
#41

Juliette Gréco

Juliette Gréco

Report

BusLady
Community Member
2 years ago

2 different stages of her life. Very nice.

View more comments
#42

Elvis Presley

Elvis Presley

Report

Margot Piasecka
Community Member
2 years ago

It looks like a plastic doll. No charisma, no expression ... sigh ... what a pity, Elvis is dead

View more comments
#43

Dita Von Teese

Dita Von Teese

Report

#44

Evita

Evita

Report

Kristin Connon
Community Member
2 years ago

Nice pic, but it looks more like the portrayal of Madonna's portrayal of Evita than Evita herself.

View more comments
#45

Johnny Hallyday

Johnny Hallyday

Report

ADHORTATOR
Community Member
2 years ago

there are so many doppelganger of Johnny in France....

#46

Prince

Prince

Report

Desi Platias
Community Member
2 years ago

NO

View more comments
#47

Catherine Deneuve

Catherine Deneuve

Report

Margot Piasecka
Community Member
2 years ago

Sorry not the LEAST resemblance ... and not even 0.1 percent of this fabulous womans charisma ... I'm sure the artist could do better 😊

#48

This submission is hidden. Click here to view.