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Disney Legend X Atencio, Animator & Imagineer, Dies at 98

Official Disney fan club D23 has announced that former Imagineer, animator and Disney Legend Xavier Atencio died September 10 at the age of 98. “X”, as he was known to friends, ... Continue Reading →
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Chuck Jones Exhibit Opens July 19 in NYC

We wrote previously about a new traveling exhibition of the art of animation great Chuck Jones, which is slated for a four year, 13-city tour of the nation through 2019. But we wanted ... Continue Reading →
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Books We Love – Issue #240

Magic Color Flair: The World of Mary Blair By John Canemaker [Walt Disney Family Foundation Press, $40] Iconic Disney artist Mary Blair (1911-1978) is one of the most notable illustrators ... Continue Reading →
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Smithsonian Traveling Exhibit Spotlights Chuck Jones

A new traveling exhibition of the art of animation great Chuck Jones is slated to start a four year, 13-city tour of the nation starting with New York City in July. The exhibition, ... Continue Reading →
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Irish Animation Icon Murakami Dies

Jimmy Murakami, one of the founding fathers of Irish animation, died Sunday morning after a brief illness, according to a report from the Irish Film & Television Network. He was ... Continue Reading →