The German Artist who inspired " Fantasia "
Enlarge image Mouse and snail by Heinrich Kley (© Courtesy Walt Disney Family Foundation)
The Walt Disney Family Museum presents the special exhibition Heinrich Kley: From Fantasy to Fantasia featuring drawings by Heinrich Kley—Walt Disney’s most admired European illustrator—paired with art from Disney’s famed animated film Fantasia (1940). On view from May 11 to September 17, 2012, this exhibition features 29 drawings by Kley and alongside more than 25 sketches, concept art, and maquettes from the Walt Disney classic film. Also on view are four of Kley’s sketchbooks which feature some 50 pages of intricate drawings. The Kley artworks are from Walt Disney’s collection and are on public view for the first time in the United States.
Walt Disney Family Foundation Museum 104 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94129
This special exhibition runs from May 11 through September 17 in the Theater Lobby and is free with paid Museum admission.