If it were not for the fact that we will be tied up doing showings the whole time here's where I would be headed...
Melbourne Winter Masterpieces: 'TIM BURTON The Exhibition' at MoMA'The exhibition brings together over 700 works including paintings, drawings, puppets, costumes, storyboards and film. Discover the elements of gothic fantasy, dark humour and motifs that characterise Burton's work...'.
Filmmaker, illustrator, painter and photographer, Tim Burton is a creative genius that's for sure!
He is the mastermind behind a collection of charming outcast characters including Beetlejuice, Edward Scissorhands & The Corpse Bride and has an ingenious ability to create hauntingly beautiful landscapes that come alive before your eyes.
He has reinvented Hollywood filmmaking as an expression of personal vision and is an inspiration to a generation of young artists.
(I once heard an interview where he said he wore stripey socks to curb his craziness and that only made me admire him even more!)
While browsing the MoMA website I found a collection of beautiful images inspired by the work of Tim Burton submitted for an Online Art Exhibition. Here's a couple of my favourites...