The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: Helnweins painting "American Prayer" is part of the exhibition "Once upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for Disney"
IT ALL STARTS AGAIN WITH A MOUSE: DISNEY RECYCLED BY CONTEMPORARY ART
08. März 2007 - 24. Juni 2007 The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Jean-Noël Desmarais Pavilion Bruno Girveau Curator, Head of Collections, Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts
Once upon a Time Walt Disney: The Sources of Inspiration for the Disney Studios
Pop Art made Mickey and Donald into icons, and artists continue to be inspired by Disney’s legacy today. This section shows some thirty works based on Disney characters, created by a diverse group of modern and contemporary artists that includes Gary Baseman, Christian Boltanski, Gottfried Helnwein, Bertrand Lavier, Roy Lichtenstein, Claes Oldenburg, Peter Saul and Andy Warhol.