famous figures meet their younger selves in fulvio obregon's portrait series famous figures meet their younger selves in fulvio obregon's portrait series
sep 15, 2015

famous figures meet their younger selves in fulvio obregon's portrait series

famous figures meet their younger selves in fulvio obregon’s past + present portraits
all images courtesy of fulvio obregon




colombian illustrator fulvio obregon pins past and present against each other for a series of digital drawings named, ‘me and my other self’. the portfolio of illustrations depict celebrities and cultural influencers in two distinct phases of their lives and careers: as young professionals, up-and-coming actors and budding businessmen, and seasoned tech tycoons and media moguls. the two portraits posed alongside various versions of themselves offer a quick visual timeline of each figure, showing the similarities, and differences, of the qualities of the two characters.

young bill gates in a windows XP t-shirt poses alongside the older version we’re more familiar with today

michael jackson as a boy in the jackson 5 alongside his portrait as a pop sensation

a smug expression on robert deniro’s face is evident in both the old and new portraits

paul mccartney as a young beatle member alongside an older image wearing a john lennon t-shirt

mick jagger maintains the same hairstyle and figure as when he was a teen

al pacino as a 20-year-old actor alongside the suited scarface character

  • This is awesome!

    lyt says:
  • Absolutely fascinating. But I must say this juxtapositioning of the young and old had been than many times, e.g., in high school reunions celebrating say 50th or 60th anniversaries. It’s a big hit among the classmates and always will be especially with celebrities and well known personalities.

    NelsondreyesArchitect says:

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