Mike Leavitt, also known as ‘ReMike’, is an artist based in Seattle, Washington. Making and re-making objects is part of his working process that includes painting, sculpture and product design. Leavitt is well-known for his Art Army project, an ongoing series of figuratively representational sculptures that reference the likenesses of various icons including artists, politicians and other culturally significant figures.

Mike Leavitt is a huge movie fan, and to honor his favorite directors, The American visual artist created the King Cuts, a series of sculptures made of wood and polymer clay. Famous film directors are re-imagined as being merged with some of their most the iconic and recognizable characters.

Steven Spielberg

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Hayao Miyazaki

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Stanley Kubrick

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Alfred Hitchcock

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Quentin Tarantino

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George Lucas

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David Lynch

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Woody Allen

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Tim Burton

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Martin Scorsese

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James Cameron

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Francis Ford Coppola

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Orson Welles

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Wes Anderson

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Spike Lee

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Katheryn Bigalow

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More info about the artist: mikeleavittart.com and jonathanlevinegallery.com