MAMM presents the major exhibition of summer 2014 — Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style!
Rare costumes, atmospheric sets, iconic gadgets, props, original photographs and concept drawings will thrill audiences in this summer blockbuster exhibition celebrating the 50th anniversary of the James Bond franchise at MAMM from 11 June 2014 to 7 September 2014.
Celebrating the craft behind the world’s most iconic movie brand, Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style takes visitors on an immersive journey through a dozen themed rooms and environments, from 1962 ’s Dr No to 2012 ’s Skyfall.
The exhibition will showcase over 500 items: Roger Moore’s white tuxedo from Octopussy (1983) and the spacesuit from Moonraker (1979); Scaramanga’s Golden Gun from The Man with the Golden Gun (1974), Jaws’ fearsome teeth which first appeared in The Spy Who Loved Me; gadgets from Q Branch, including the attaché case given to Bond in From Russia With Love; and the 1964 silver Aston Martin DB5 from GoldenEye which famously returned to the screen in Skyfall.
Designing 007: Fifty Years of Bond Style is the result of collaboration between the Barbican Centre, London, and the Bond production company, EON Productions.It is a unique exhibition, guest-curated by fashion historian Bronwyn Cosgrave and Oscar®-winning costume designer Lindy Hemming and is designed by Ab Rogers who all had unprecedented access to EON’s production archive.
About Albert R. Broccoli’s EON Productions
EON Productions Limited and Danjaq LLC are wholly owned and controlled by the Broccoli/Wilson family. Danjaq is the US based company that co-owns, with MGM, the copyright in the existing James Bond films and controls the right to produce future James Bond films as well as all worldwide merchandising. EON Productions, an affiliate of Danjaq, is the UK based production company which makes the James Bond films. The 007 franchise is the longest running in film history with twenty-two films produced since 1962. Michael G Wilson and Barbara Broccoli succeeded Albert R ‘Cubby’ Broccoli and have produced some of the most successful Bond films ever including CASINO ROYALE, QUANTUM OF SOLACE and SKYFALL.
About the Barbican
A world-class arts and learning organisation, the Barbican pushes the boundaries of all major art forms including dance, film, music, theatre and visual arts.Its creative learning programme further underpins everything it does. Over 1.5 million people pass through the Barbican’s doors annually, hundreds of artists and performers are featured, and more than 300 staff work onsite. The architecturally renowned centre opened in 1982 and comprises the Barbican Hall, the Barbican Theatre, the Pit, Cinemas One, Two and Three, Barbican Art Gallery, a second gallery The Curve, foyers and public spaces, a library, Lakeside Terrace, a glasshouse conservatory, conference facilities and three restaurants. The City of London Corporation is the founder and principal funder of the Barbican Centre.
Photo: SEAN CONNERY relaxes on the bumper of his Aston Martin DB5 during the filming of location scenes for ‘Goldfinger’ in the Swiss Alps.Copyright Notice — © 1964 Danjaq, LLC and United Artists Corporation. All rights reserved.