When it comes to movie stars, there will always be inevitable comparisons to which classic actors or actresses they most immediately resemble or whose place they've taken.

Swedish artist George Chamoun investigates this compulsion to compare in his portrait series Iconatomy. He overlays surreal swirls of old and new stars to show how similar certain stars are to each other, at least physically.

It's eerie how well the faces of, say, George Clooney and Cary Grant and the faces of Audrey Hepburn and Natalie Portman line up.

Check out out favorites below and more over here.

[via Bum Bum Bum]