31 March 2022

Thomas Walsh and Karen Maness on the lost art of the Hollywood backdrop

Thomas Walsh and Karen Maness are the co-curators of “Art of the Hollywood Backdrop: Cinema’s Creative Legacy,” an exhibit opening at Boca Raton Museum of Art on April 20. It showcases a collection of monumental scenic backdrop paintings that were an essential part of the filmmaking era that included movies such as “North by Northwest,” “The Sound of Music,” and “Singing in the Rain.”

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