Improv Everywhere: King Philip IV

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Filed under: Culture Jamming and Reality Hacking, Pranksters

From Charlie Todd of Improv Everywhere:


King Philip IV

For our latest mission we staged an unauthorized autograph signing in the Metropolitan Museum of Art with an actor who bears a striking resemblance to King Philip IV of Spain. Standing in front of the 400-year-old Velázquez painting, the “King” greeted museum patrons and offered free signed 8×10 photos.

Starring: Chadwick Elliott as King Philip IV and Charlie Todd as his handler. Shot by: Matt Adams, Gabriel Chai, Keith Haskel, Joe Stramowski. Photography: Katie Sokoler

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