“Quay Brothers: On Deciphering the Pharmacist’s Prescription for Lip-Reading Puppets"

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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen and Timothy Quay
The Piano Tuner of Earthquakes. 2005.
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen and Timothy Quay
The Quay Brothers on the set of Street of Crocodiles. 1986.
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen and Timothy Quay
Street of Crocodiles. 1986.
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen and Timothy Quay
Street of Crocodiles. 1986
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Photograph: Courtesy Stephen and Timothy Quay
Street of Crocodiles. 1986
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), Midtown West Thursday November 29 2012 10:30 - 17:30
The enigmatic, London-based filmmakers are the focus of this exhibition and its accompanying screening series. Featuring more than 300 works including handcrafted marionettes, sets, drawings, installations, animated and live-action films, commercials and music videos, the labyrinthine gallery takes you through the Quays’ evolution from budding artists and commercial illustrators to filmmakers specializing in surrealistic hand-manipulated animation.
Venue name: Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Contact:
Address: 11 W 53rd St
New York
10019
Cross street: between Fifth and Sixth Aves
Opening hours: Mon–Thu, Sat, Sun 10:30am–5:30pm; Fri 10:30am–8pm.
Transport: Subway: B, D, F, M to 47–50th Sts–Rockefeller Ctr; E, M to Fifth Ave–53rd St
Price: $25, seniors $18, students $14, children under 16 free. For discounts, order tickets in advance at moma.org. Fri 4–8pm free. Film tickets free with museum admission; screenings-only admission $12, seniors $10, students $8, children under 16 free.