8 Famous Portraits Vastly Improved with John Malkovich
The iconic shot of Albert Einstein sticking out his tongue dates back to 1951 and was taken by photographer Arthur Sasse. The full series of photographs will debut at Chicago's Catherine Edelman Gallery on Nov. 7.
"Migrant Mother," taken by Dorothea Lange in 1936, has become one of the most famous photographs of all time. Miller said he was very serious about "paying homage to … photographs that changed my perspective on photography."
Diane Arbus's "Identical Twins, Roselle, New Jersey (1967)" was reportedly an inspiration for the twins in The Shining.
Here's hoping we see this portrait of Malkovich (referencing Alberton Korda's 1960 shot of Che Guevara) starts popping up on the t-shirts of idealistic college freshman everywhere.
Malkovich supplied his own prosthetics for this homage to Philippe Halsman's 1954 portrait of Salvador Dalé.
Herb Ritts shot Jack Nicholson in full Joker makeup during the filming of Batman in 1988: Do you think Nicholson or Malkovich wears it better?
Malkovich isn't the first person to recreate Bert Stern's "Marilyn in Pink Roses:" Lindsay Lohan did so in 2008.