British prime ministers from 1952-2008
British prime ministers from 1952-2008

Photographer Alejandro Almaraz has created a series called Portraits of Power which superimposes the official portraits of successive heads of government over a period of time.

Art and photography critic Vicky Goldberg explains that it is startling how Almaraz's works - each overlaying between four and 40 photographs - show that the "presentation of officialdom stays remarkably consistent within one nation over many years".

Presidents of the USA 1960-2008 (Picture: Alejandro Almaraz)
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