Artists Offer Extreme Disney Makeovers

If you like to see modern takes on favorite Disney classics and you live in Los Angeles, then you have to visit a special show at Gallery 1988 running February 17-March 10. Remixing the Magic features ‘reinterpretations’ of classic Disney features and shorts by 50 contemporary artists and animators. An opening reception is scheduled this Friday (February 17) from 7 to 10 p.m.

Co-curated by animation writer Jon Gibson (Brandy & Mr. Whiskers, Maya & Miguel), the eclectic collection features works by many animation industry heavyweights including Tim Biskup, Carlos Ramos (The X’s), Dave Wasson (Time Squad), Alex Kirwan (art director on My Life as a Teenage Robot), Gabe Swarr, Sandra Equihua, Katie Rice, Tony Mora and Amanda Visell. To find more info about this brilliant show, visit www.nineteeneightyeight.com. The 1988 Gallery is located at 7020 Melrose Ave. (corner of Melrose and La Bea), Los Angeles, CA 90038. Phone (323) 937-7088.