Phil Boot, collection manager for the Ray Harryhausen Project, explores why Medusa is one of the most recognisable characters in model animation cinema history.
New Museum team member, Kieron, was born in the same year as the Museum, and as a Bradford resident, has been lucky enough to grow up with us.
Following the sad news of Ray Harryhausen’s death, we would like to pay tribute to a true animation pioneer whose creativity, innovation and vision influenced many of the leading lights in film.
Our conference with Leeds University explored the ways in which Ray Harryhausen has shaped our perception of the classical world in modern popular culture.
Phil Boot delves into the wonders of the Ray Harryhausen collection.