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Tim Burton x Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

For those of you waking up to enjoy Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, keep you eyes out for a balloon from director, artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer Tim Burton, whose retrospective exhibition recently showed at the LACMA. Last year, it was Takashi Murakami who grabbed the attention of art-loving parade-goers, this year it will be this B. Boy inflatable made from (according to the cover story created by Burton) the leftover balloons used in children’s parties at the Great Ormond Street Hospital in London, Frankenstein’s monster-style. Happy Thanksgiving! Concept […]

Openings: Tim Burton Retrospective @ LACMA

Coming up this Sunday, May 29th, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) will open their doors to a major retrospective exploring the full range of Tim Burton’s creative career, not only as a director but an artist, illustrator, photographer, and writer. Organized by the Museum of Modern Art in New York, who hosted the Hollywood visionary back in 2009 (covered), the exhibition features over “700 drawings, paintings, photographs, moving-image works, storyboards, puppets, concept artworks, maquettes, costumes, and cinematic ephemera, including art from a […]

Openings: Stephanie Gutheil – “Kopftheater” @ Mike Weiss

Mike Weiss Gallery in Chlesea recently opened an interesting show by young German artist Stefanie Gutheil. The exhibition is entitled “Kopftheater”, which translates to “Theater of the mind” and is a fitting description of the strange and imaginative worlds portrayed in Gutheil’s paintings. The press release name-drops 15th and 16th-century Dutch painters Hieronymus Bosch and Pieter Bruegel as influences, but we think that her creatures remind us a lot of Tim Burton’s Beetlejuice. Take a look at the images and decide for yourself, after the […]

Video: Behind the Scenes: Tim Burton at MoMA

We are sure most are familiar with Tim Burton as a director, producer and writer from his dark and quirky films, such as Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhand, The Nightmare Before Christmas, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, and the upcoming Alice in Wonderland. This weekend, we will also see the artistic side of his career when MoMA in New York opens a retrospective featuring well over 700 paintings, drawings, photos, puppets, costumes, story boards, short films, and slideshows – basically anything you can think of. Take a […]