Contemporary Jewish Museum Announce Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition

. May 26, 2016

Contemporary Jewish Museum presents Stanley Kubrick: The Exhibition on view June 30–October 30, 2016.

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (GB/United States; 1965–68). The astronaut Bowman (Keir Dullea) flying through the Star Gate. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

2001: A Space Odyssey, directed by Stanley Kubrick (GB/United States; 1965–68). The astronaut Bowman (Keir Dullea) flying through the Star Gate. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

Renowned Jewish filmmaker Stanley Kubrick was known for exerting complete artistic control over his projects; in doing so, he reconceived the genres in which he worked. The exhibition covers the breadth of Kubrick’s practice, beginning with his early photographs for Look magazine, taken in the 1940s, and continuing with his groundbreaking directorial achievements of the 1950s through the 1990s. His films, including 2001: A Space Odyssey, A Clockwork Orange, Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, The Shining, Lolita, Full Metal Jacket, and more, are represented through a selection of annotated scripts, production photography, lenses and cameras, set models, costumes, and props. In addition, the exhibition explores Napoleon and The Aryan Papers, two projects that Kubrick never completed, as well as the technological advances developed and utilized by Kubrick and his team.

Organized by the Deutsches Filmmuseum, Frankfurt am Main, Christiane Kubrick, Jan Harlan, and The Stanley Kubrick Archive at University of the Arts London.

The Contemporary Jewish Museum, 736 Mission Street, San Francisco

Open daily (except Wed.): 11am–5pm and Thursday, 11am–8pm

ADMISSION: $15 adults, $13 students and senior citizens with a valid ID, and $8 on Thursdays after 5pm. Youth 18 and under free.

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