Cool Stuff: A Preview of The Art of Tim Burton

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Yesterday we told you that New York’s Museum of Modern Art was going to have an exhibition of the art of Tim Burton. The exhibition will include “over 700 examples of rarely or never-before-seen drawings, paintings, storyboards, moving-image works, puppets, maquettes, costumes, and cinematic ephemera, and includes an extensive film series spanning Burton’s 27-year career.” This event also coincides with The Art of Tim Burton book that Brendon wrote about in April. Read the the full press release here.

MOMA has finally granted us access to a sampling of the pieces you can expect at the show. Eight more images, available after the jump.

Untitled (Edward Scissorhands). 1990.
Pen and ink, and pencil on paper, 14 1/4 x 9″ (36.2 x 22.9 cm).

Untitled (Trick or Treat). 1980
Pen and ink, marker, and collage elements on board, 15 x 15″ (38.1 x 38.1 cm).

Untitled (Blue Girl with Skull). 1992–1999.
Polaroid, 33 x 22″ (83.8 x 55.9 cm).

Blue Girl with Wine. c. 1997.
Oil on canvas, 28 x 22″ (71.1 x 55.9 cm).
Private Collection.

Untitled (Frankenweenie). 1982.
Pen and ink, marker, and charcoal on paper, 11 x 13″ (27.9 x 33 cm).

Untitled (The Melancholy Death of Oyster Boy and Other Stories). 1982–1984.
Pen and ink, marker, and colored pencil on paper, 10 x 9″ (25.4 x 22.9 cm).

Untitled (Mars Attacks!). 1995
Watercolor and pastel on paper, 17 x 14″ (43.2 x 35.6 cm).

Tim Burton’s The Nightmare Before Christmas storyboard. 1993.
Pen and ink, marker, and colored pencil on paper, 5 x 7″ (12.7 x 17.8 cm).

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