Tuesday, May 01, 2007

"Ryman Arts: An Artist and His Legacy"

Above: "Pinnacles, Point Lobos, California" by Herbert D. Ryman, ca. 1977

The Forest Lawn Museum at Forest Lawn Glendale is hosting an exhibit of work by legendary designer and Disney artist Herb Ryman (1910-1989), as well as students of the Ryman Arts program that bears his name.

Ryman was a fine artist who had a long Hollywood career. Board artist at MGM during the 1930s. Art Director on Fantasia and Dumbo. Major designer for Disneyland, EPCOT, and (at the time of his death) Disneyland, Paris.

The exhibit starts this Friday, May 4, and runs through July 22, at 1712 S. Glendale Ave. in Glendale. The museum is open daily from 10 am to 5 pm; admission and parking are free. Contact 1-800-204-3131 or info@forestlawn.com for further information.

Thanks to Carla Fallberg for bringing this to our attention.


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