Collection of rare artwork and collectable objects (props, cinema posters, memorabilia) amassed over decades by Kirk Hammett, the lead guitarist of Metallica. Exploring the interplay of creativity, emotion and popular culture, the exhibition includes more than 100 pieces from 20th-century cinema ranging from The Cabinet Of Dr. Caligari (1921) to Alien (1979).
Its Alive! Classic Horror and Sci-Fi Art from the Kirk Hammett Collection is organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, and is on view July 13, 2019 through January 5, 2020.
ROM Speaks: It’s Alive: In Conversation with Kirk Hammett event moderated by Dan Finamore on Jul 23 at 8 pm. $20. Pre-register.
Location - Royal Ontario Museum