Guillermo del Toro's Personal Horror Collection Set for LACMA
The director who gave audiences the ultimate haunted house in Crimson Peak and a real-life Tenome (the weird hand-eye monster) in Pan's Labyrinth next is tackling an art exhibition.
Guillermo del Toro is curating his personal collection of oddities, eccentricities and doohickeys into an exhibit, Guillermo Del Toro: At Home with Monsters. It will be on display at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from July to November.
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The Pacific Rim director will be pulling from Bleak House — the name affectionately given to his home museum, which features a life-size figure of Edgar Allan Poe, a disembodied Frankenstein head and a commissioned reproduction of the captain's bed from the Pirates of the Caribbean ride at Disneyland.
Five hundred items will be taken from del Toro's macabre man cave for the Bleak House exhibit.
After its stint at LACMA, the exhibit will travel to Minneapolis and Toronto.
See a short guided tour of Bleak House from del Toro below.
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