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Thursday, December 01, 2005

Pixar: An appreciation at MoMa

New York's Museum of Modern Art has an exhibit opening December 14th called "Pixar: 20 Years of Animation." From the museum's description:

    Featuring over 500 works of original art on loan for the first time from Pixar Animation Studios, the show includes paintings, concept art, sculptures, and an array of digital installations. These works reveal the intricate, hands-on processes behind Pixar’s computer-generated films—including Toy Story, A Bug’s Life, Toy Story 2, Monsters Inc., Finding Nemo, The Incredibles, Cars, and numerous shorts. The exhibition also includes a complete retrospective of Pixar films. Demonstrating the symbiotic relationship between traditional and digital media pioneered by the studio over its twenty-year history, Pixar: 20 Years of Animation is a tribute to the artists whose work has reinvented the genre.

There's also a screening series at the museum to accompany the exhibit. Sounds cool; hope to catch both.


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