“The Museum of Modern Art, which has intrigued and perplexed crowds since the 1930s, led the movement to recognize comics and cartoons as ‘valid’ popular art, along the same lines as jazz,” Greg Levine reports for Forbes. “So it’s a natural for the New York City institution to host a retrospective of that contemporary wellspring of animation, Pixar.
“The firm, led by Chief Executive Steve Jobs, has been drawing and key-padding for two decades, linking traditional and digital cartooning. Thus, the ‘Pixar: 20 Years of Animation’ exhibit, boasting more than 500 works of original art on loan for the first time from Jobs’ company. It includes paintings, sculptures and digital installations, as well as a zoetrope, the 19th century motion simulator pre-dating ‘movie’ film,” Levine reports.
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MOMA’s “Pixar: 20 Years of Animation” runs December 14, 2005–February 6, 2006.
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