(2009-now) Exhibition: "The world of Tim Burton". Presentations in New York (Museum of Modern Art), Paris, Prague, Tokyo, Osaka, Bruehl and Sao Paulo.
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I've always loved the idea of fairy tales, but somehow I never managed to completely connect with them. What interests me is taking those classic images and themes and trying to contemporize them a bit. I believe folk tales and fairy tales have some sort of psychological foundation that makes that possible.
From November 22, 2009, to April 26, 2010, Burton had a retrospective at the MoMA in New York with over 700 "drawings, paintings, photographs, storyboards, moving-image works, puppets, maquettes, costumes and cinematic ephemera", including many from the filmmaker's personal collection. The show also included his amateur and student films, music videos, commercials and digital slide shows, as well...
Many of his films feature townspeople who misunderstand and/or distrust the lead character