Juxtapoz // Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Salted caramels and bitter chocolate tantalize not only our taste buds but our imaginations. Salvador Dali painted melting clocks and Walt Disney portrayed backward clocks and relentless watches in his animated Alice in Wonderland. Both men possessed the knowledge and ability to harness the sweet and sinister in the 1940’s. This outwardly odd-coupling was destined to become their joint venture Destino, which travelled its own labyrthine path until its release in 2003.
Photography // Friday, February 13, 2015
Today may be the premiere of THAT movie but this show is about 50 Shades of Black and White. Or somehow more. Light! Camera! Glamour! The Photography of George Hurrell at the Walt Disney Family Museum just opened, and it literally glows. Each jewel of a photo demonstrates how the gifted photographer used light and shadow to create a story in stillness with a gifted actor.
Juxtapoz // Thursday, November 13, 2014
Disneyland, Dumbo and Casey Jr each make appearances at All Aboard: A Celebration of Walt’s Trains which opened yesterday and runs through February 9, 2015 at the Walt Disney Family Museum. During this visit you learn that Walt ‘s first job was as a news butcher, so now you’ll know what a news butcher does.
Juxtapoz // Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present MAGIC, COLOR, FLAIR: the world of Mary Blair, a comprehensive exhibition exploring the artistic process and development of one of Walt Disney’s most original, beloved, and influential designer and art directors, Mary Blair. From Cinderella, Peter Pan, Alice and Wonderland, and the development of the visual identity of Disneyland (it's a small world, especially), Blair is one of the most iconic artists from the classic Disney era.
Juxtapoz // Friday, September 06, 2013
In conjunction with her special exhibition at the Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco, Camille Rose Garcia will be leading the second of three workshops on Saturday, September 14th. This particular workshop will focus on her unique style and use of bold color and is designed for participants who are developing or professional artists. Following her workshop, Camille will be live sketching outdoors using live animals as references...
Juxtapoz // Monday, May 06, 2013
The Walt Disney Family Museum is pleased to present the exhibition Camille Rose Garcia: Down the Rabbit Hole. On view from May 9 to November 3, 2013, the exhibition features some 40 works by Garcia alongside ten Alice in Wonderland concept paintings by Disney artist Mary Blair from the Museum’s collection. Organized by guest curator Tere Romo, the exhibition celebrates not only Garcia and Blair’s artistry across decades and artistic styles, but also the power of art to draw us into magical worlds that spark engagement and inspiration.