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22

Jul

Daffy Duck acting.

Original key pose drawing by Chuck Jones for his 1953 “Duck Amuck”, graphite on 12 field animation paper. Seen at “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” at the Museum of the Moving Image. For dates and times, visit ChuckJonesNow.com

"An animator is an actor with a pencil." —Chuck Jones

21

Jul

Can you imagine anything worse than looking at photos of people you don’t know at an event you didn’t go to? So, I’ll spare you the details of the above photos, suffice it to say…If you’re a fan of animation, a fan of Chuck Jones, a fan of cartoons, a fan of cartoon-making, someone who likes to laugh, or even someone who likes to learn new things (!), then you’ll like love, “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” at the Museum of the Moving Image. Details and links at ChuckJonesNow.com

18

Jul

What you’ll see at the entrance to “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” opening tomorrow at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, New York. 

What you’ll see at the entrance to “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” opening tomorrow at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens, New York. 

17

Jul

Linda Jones and animation artist, Bill Plympton, at the opening of what’s up Doc The animation art of Chuck Jones. Museum of the moving image, New York

Linda Jones and animation artist, Bill Plympton, at the opening of what’s up Doc The animation art of Chuck Jones. Museum of the moving image, New York

Please take a moment to compare van Gogh to Chuck Jones as the museum exhibit what’s up Doc has done.

What's Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones to Open This Saturday! | Chuck Jones Center for Creativity

Watch this space for more photos from the opening events at the Museum of the Moving Image!

15

Jul

The press is getting a preview today of “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones opening to the public on Saturday, July 19 at the Museum of the Moving Image. I can hardly wait to see the exhibit!  

The press is getting a preview today of “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones opening to the public on Saturday, July 19 at the Museum of the Moving Image. I can hardly wait to see the exhibit!  

14

Jul

Production layout drawing from “One Froggy Evening” by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper. Although this drawing doesn’t appear in “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck” opening July 19 at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York, many, many others do. 
File under: Another opening, another show. DirectedbyChuckJones will be live-blogging from the opening night gala, Thursday, July 17, and again on the evening of July 18 from the museum.  

Production layout drawing from “One Froggy Evening” by Chuck Jones, graphite on 12 field animation paper. Although this drawing doesn’t appear in “What’s Up Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck” opening July 19 at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York, many, many others do. 

File under: Another opening, another show. DirectedbyChuckJones will be live-blogging from the opening night gala, Thursday, July 17, and again on the evening of July 18 from the museum.  

11

Jul

I’d be remiss if I didn’t alert you to this fab interview with the curators of the exhibit, “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” opening Saturday, July 19th at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York. The complete article will appear in Sunday’s New York Times Arts & Culture section. 

I’d be remiss if I didn’t alert you to this fab interview with the curators of the exhibit, “What’s Up, Doc? The Animation Art of Chuck Jones” opening Saturday, July 19th at the Museum of the Moving Image, New York. The complete article will appear in Sunday’s New York Times Arts & Culture section. 

09

Jul

Bugs Bunny dressed as Linda Jones, Chuck’s daughter, riding Lord Mischief in a dressage competition, circa 1949, gouache on watercolor paper, 11” x 14”. 

Bugs Bunny dressed as Linda Jones, Chuck’s daughter, riding Lord Mischief in a dressage competition, circa 1949, gouache on watercolor paper, 11” x 14”.