Ray Harryhausen: Titan Of Cinema Is Open At The National Galleries Of Scotland

Ray Harryhausen: Titan Of Cinema Is Open At The National Galleries Of Scotland

Remembering A True Cinema Original

Ray Harryhausen was one of the greats of 20th century cinema and a new exhibition, Ray Harryhausen: Titan Of Cinema, has just opened at the National Galleries Of Scotland in Edinburgh…

Modern Two is now a place of fantastical feature film magic as we reopen our doors with a blockbuster exhibition. Ray Harryhausen: Titan of Cinema is open now at the Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art (Modern Two).

The exhibition is not only a celebration of Ray Harryhausen’s films, but also a delve into the incredible archive of models, drawings, storyboards, posters, photographs, scripts, behind-the-scenes footage (and even Ray’s Oscar and Bafta Lifetime Achievement Awards!) he collated from his decades working in movies. We explore the incredible stop motion animation techniques he pioneered, the iconic creatures he brought to life and the films that made his name like Jason and the Argonautsand Clash of the Titans. We also trace his subsequent influence on everyone from George Lucas and Sir Peter Jackson to Aardman Animations and Guillermo del Toro. It is an accessible, immersive, interactive experience for art lovers and film fans alike.

Our website is packed with features to give you an introduction to this cinema legend. Follow the link below to start your journey into the fascinating world of Ray Harryhausen.

Celebrating Ray

Harryhausen is not only remembered for his iconic style of animation and his unique approach on set, but his humility and willingness to share his passion with a new generation. In this film we speak to those who knew him, who worked alongside him, and those who were inspired by his work, to find out more about the grandfather of stop motion animation.

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