Is Angelina Jolie the modern version of Elizabeth Taylor? And is Robert Pattinson our James Dean? An artist named George Chamoun seems to think so. For his "Iconatomy" series, George created photo portraits combining an old movie star with a new one, offering visual commentary on our cultural need to find modern equivalents of the classics. And the results are pretty stunning.

Liz Taylor and Angelina Jolie:

James Dean and Robert Pattinson:

Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Portman:

Cary Grant and George Clooney:

Marilyn Monroe and Scarlett Johansson:

(via Flavorwire)

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Liana Maeby grew up in Los Angeles and it has made her just as terrible as you'd expect. A graduate of USC's film school, she previously worked as an editor for Crushable.com, and has written for publications like Interview and The Village Voice. Her first book, a satirical work entitled "Earl Can Hurl (You Can Hurl Too)" written when she was eight, remains unpublished.