Saturday, October 29, 2011

'From Houdini to Hugo' exhibition opens in Memphis

The Dixon Gallery and Gardens in Memphis, Tennessee presents From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick, an exhibition of original artwork by the New York Times best-selling children’s author and illustrator, Brian Selznick.

From Houdini to Hugo presents 100 original drawings and paintings from Selznick’s 17 books, among them: The Houdini Box, Walt Whitman: Words for America, Amelia and Eleanor Go for a Ride, The Dinosaurs of Waterhouse Hawkins, and Frindle.

This presentation at the Dixon coincides with the release of Selznick’s new book, Wonderstruck, and the November 2011 release of a major motion picture, Hugo, directed by Martin Scorsese and based on Selznick’s 2007 book, The Invention of Hugo Cabret.

From Houdini to Hugo: The Art of Brian Selznick runs October 23, 2011 to January 8, 2012. For more information visit the Dixion Gallery website.

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