Art and Architecture

Event Details

Time: May 29, 2011 to October 31, 2011
Location: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Street: 5905 Wilshire Blvd.
City/Town: Los Angeles CA 90036
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Phone: 323 857-6000
Event Type: exhibition
Organized By: Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Latest Activity: Dec. 13, 2010

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Event Description

The Los Angeles County Museum of Art presents Tim Burton, a major retrospective exploring the full range of Tim Burton's creative work, both as a director of live-action and animated films, and as an artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer. Taking inspiration from popular culture, fairy tales, and traditions of the gothic, Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking as an expression of a personal vision.

On view at LACMA from May 29 through October 31, 2011, the exhibition brings together over 700 drawings, paintings, photographs, moving-image works, storyboards, puppets, concept artworks, maquettes, costumes, and cinematic ephemera, including art from a number of unrealized and little-known personal projects. Many of these objects come from the artist's own archive, as well as from studio archives and private collections of Burton's collaborators.

Tim Burton was organized by Ron Magliozzi, Assistant Curator, and Jenny He, Curatorial Assistant, Department of Film, with Rajendra Roy, The Celeste Bartos Chief Curator of Film, The Museum of Modern Art.

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