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Pop-Up Books at the Norman Rockwell Museum

Posted by Sebastian Smee  January 3, 2012 03:23 PM

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Here is an image from a delightful exhibition of pop-up books at the Norman Rockwell Museum.

The show, called "Pop-Up! The Magical World of Movable Books," runs through April 22.

Poohs_Enchanted_Place.jpgIt includes this page from a Winnie-the Pooh book (left). The image below is from a Pinocchio pop-up (the possibilities seem immense). Pop_Up_Pinocchio.jpg

It coincides with a show I have reviewed for this Friday's Globe (January 6), called "Curious George Saves the Day: The Art of Margret and H. A. Rey." Curious_George_Pop_Up.jpg

So it is fitting that one of the books (see below) is a pop-up Curious George.

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