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    Tim Burton (Paperback) By (author) Tim Burton, By (author) Jenny He, By (author) Ronald S. Magliozzi

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    DescriptionTim Burton has reinvented Hollywood genre filmmaking over the past three decades. With a visual style inspired by the aesthetics of animation and silent comedy, Burton's work melds the exotic, the horrific and the comic, manipulating expressionism and fantasy with the skill of a graphic novelist. Published to accompany a major career retrospective at The Museum of Modern Art, this affordable volume considers Burton's career as an artist and filmmaker. It narrates the evolution of his creative practices, following the current of his visual imagination from his earliest childhood drawings through his mature oeuvre. Illustrated with works on paper, moving-image stills, drawn and painted concept art, puppets and maquettes, storyboards and examples of his work as a graphic artist for his non-film projects, this volume sheds new light on Burton and presents previously unseen works from the artist's personal archive. Acclaimed American filmmaker Tim Burton (born 1958) is known for his dark, gothic films about quirky outsiders, many of which are both Hollywood blockbusters and cult classics. To date they have been nominated for 16 Academy Awards and have won six. They include "Pee-Wee"'"s Big Adventure" (1985), "Beetle Juice" (1988), "Batman" (1989), "Edward Scissorhands" (1990), "Batman Returns" (1992), "Ed Wood" (1994), "Sleepy Hollow," (1999), "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory" and "Corpse Bride" (both 2005) and "Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street" (2007), among others. "Alice in Wonderland" is slated for 2010. Burton has collaborated extensively with composer Danny Elfman and with actors Johnny Depp and Helena Bonham Carter.


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    Title
    Tim Burton
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Tim Burton, By (author) Jenny He, By (author) Ronald S. Magliozzi
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 64
    Width: 200 mm
    Height: 250 mm
    Thickness: 10 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780870707605
    ISBN 10: 0870707604
    Classifications

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.6
    BIC E4L: PER
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    Ingram Subject Code: BA
    Libri: I-BA
    DC22: B
    BIC subject category V2: APFB
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25880
    B&T General Subject: 595
    BISAC V2.8: BIO005000
    DC22: 791.430233092
    B&T Approval Code: C07561000
    BISAC V2.8: PER004010
    DC22: 709.2
    BISAC V2.8: PER018000
    LC classification: N6537.B878 A4 2009
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: ATFB
    Illustrations note
    64 colour illustrations
    Publisher
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Imprint name
    MUSEUM OF MODERN ART
    Publication date
    30 November 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New York