“Whether child or adult, we were together invited to explore his world of magic. Maurice opened our eyes and allowed all of us to dream, discover, and imagine.” David Copperfield, Illusionist
Maurice Sendak: 50 Years; 50 Works; 50 Reasons
March 21, 2015 – May 2, 2015
Maurice Sendak: 50 Years; 50 Works; 50 Reasons is the comprehensive memorial exhibition of 50 select works by the late artist supplemented with accompanying comments by celebrities, authors and noted personalities – celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publishing of the universally revered Where the Wild Things Are. Since 2013, this exhibition has toured selected venues throughout the United States featuring works in a variety of media.
Maurice Sendak: 50 Years; 50 Works; 50 Reasons is a survey of the highlights of Sendak’s career and the diverse art forms in which he was renowned. From children’s literature to Broadway and the opera, from animated to young adult textbooks — Maurice Sendak remains an iconic American illustrator and author, acclaimed around the world for his genius and insights.