Mike Heist has been working in the neon industry in Portland, Oregon for 30 years. He is a master in his craft, and is responsible for the bending of some of the city’s most iconic signage. 10 SECONDS is a short film about work and happiness, and shares a bit of Mike’s thoughts and insight into the amazing process of hand-made neon signage.
We wouldn’t blame you if you assumed that these indescribably awesome portraits of John Malkovich are photoshop job, but they aren’t. American portrait photographer Sandro Miller and, of course, the inimitable John Malkovich who collaborated to recreate a wide variety of iconically famous photographs.
Here you see their sublimely surreal recreations of Diane Arbus' Identical Twins, Herb Ritts' photos of Jack Nicholson as The Joker, Dorothea Lange’s Migrant Mother, Andy Warhol’s Self Portrait (Fright Wig), Arthur Sasse’s photo of Albert Einstein Sticking Out His Tongue, and Philippe Halsman’s portrait of Salvador Dalí.
The longer we look at these photos, the harder it is to convince ourselves that we’re actually awake.
Click here to view more (warning: some of the photos are NSFW).
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…You can talk about sandwiches the way you talk about art and literature and philosophy, too. There are minimalist sandwiches (pastrami on rye) and classical sandwiches (good ol’ PB&J, the Platonic ideal of the sandwich world); when you drunkenly drop your 3 a.m. Philly cheese steak and the little meat fragments get all over your carpet, that’s a postmodern sandwich. The crazy McGriddle breakfast sandwich juxtaposes pancakes with egg and cheese: collage art! An existential sandwich is any sandwich you eat while contemplating the meaning of life. You can even dip a grilled cheese into a can of Campbell’s tomato soup and it becomes pop art.