New York artist Michael Mapes creates elaborate specimen boxes by dissecting photographs and then compartmentalizing individual fragments within plastic bags, glass vials, magnifiers, in gelatin capsules and on insect pins. The boxes exist in an uncanny
Can you read my face? Artists distort faces with magazine pictures to create bizarre expressions
French artists Bruno Metra and Laurence Jeanson stick images of facial features cut out from fashion magazines over the models to form new facial expressions; The distortion in the face gives this person a more vibrant and fun expression.