Curator, Head of Collections, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts
It All Starts Again with a Mouse: Disney Recycled by Contemporary Art
Once upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios
Pop Art made Mickey and Donald into icons, and artists continue to be inspired by Disney’s legacy today. This section shows some thirty works based on Disney characters, created by a diverse group of modern and contemporary artists that includes Gary Baseman, Christian Boltanski, Gottfried Helnwein, Bertrand Lavier, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Peter Saul and Andy Warhol.
mixed media (oil and acrylic on canvas), 2000, 213 x 187 cm / 83 x 73''
Aux sources de l'art des studios Disney
Galeries nationales du Grand Palais Paris - 16 septembre 2006 - 15 janvier 2007
Montreal Museum of Fine Arts - March 8, 2007 - June 24, 2007