From December 11, 2022 to April 15, 2023, the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) presents “Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio”
Source: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) · Image: Guillermo del Toro on the set of Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, 2022. Image courtesy Jason Schmidt/Netflix
“Guillermo del Toro: Crafting Pinocchio” is an exhibition dedicated to the craft and course of behind the celebrated filmmaker’s first stop-motion animation movie. The exhibition offers guests with a behind-the-scenes have a look at the inventive course of behind del Toro’s newest movie, Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio (2022) with a gallery presentation. In addition, MoMA will display Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio from December 22 by means of 29; current an entire retrospective of del Toro’s movies in December 2022 and January 2023; and host a Carte Blanche collection curated by the director in 2023, within the Roy and Niuta Titus Theaters.
“With Guillermo del Toro’s Pinocchio, we had the unique opportunity to organize an exhibition during the active production of a feature film by one of this generation’s most important filmmakers,” says curator Ron Magliozzi. “The chance to observe first-hand how Guillermo and fellow director Mark Gustafson engaged with the craftspeople and artists under their direction inspired our selection and installation of the works on display.”
The presentation within the second-floor Paul J. Sachs Galleries contains 5 full working units and 4 massive set items, alongside puppets and marionettes, maquettes, sculptural molds, drawings, improvement supplies, time-lapse and motion-test movies, and props from the movie. In the Debra and Leon Black Family Film Center gallery area, guests expertise a newly commissioned, immersive video collection that explores themes ceaselessly seen in del Toro’s movies; a complete choice of studio-issued and different artwork posters; and a specifically created, site-specific soundscape. The exhibition demonstrates how groups of pros in a exceptional vary of mediums labored collaboratively in Portland, Oregon, and Guadalajara, Mexico, to create the movie.