Now in its 24th year, the event draws more than 90 galleries from 18 countries and had a record attendance of 70,000 in 2017 that included Leonardo DiCaprio,  and Anne Hathaway.

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Opening this week is the LA Art Show, now in its 24th year, the major fair has been known to draw in names such as Leonardo DiCaprio and Anne Hathaway in its nearly 100 000 visitors.

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This year, the Littletopia section of the fair will pay tribute to Margaret Keane, who is best known for her works of waif like figures with big eyes, as well for being the subject of Tim Burton's 2014 movie Big Eyes, starring Amy Adams.

Now 90 years old, Keane will be presented the special Lifetime Achievement Award by artist Mab Graves at the LA fair. Keane Eyes Gallery of San Francisco will be exhibiting a retrospective of her career, entitled ''Margaret Keane: A Survivor And Woman of Two Centuries.''

Margaret KeaneImage: Time Margaret Keane
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Born in 1927 in Nashville, Tennessee, Margaret's curious subjects inspired a generation of drawing across many disciplines. As well as director Tim Burton, her work has influenced art and culture from Craig McCracken's doe-eyed Powderpuff Girls cartoon to contemporary artists such as Yoshitomo Nara.

During her career, Keane was commissioned to create portraits for entertainer Liberace, the Kennedy family, as well as a reel of actors including Zsa Zsa Gabor, Joan Crawford, Dean Martin and Helena Bonham Carter.

The LA Art Show will also honor the 30th anniversary of Stanley Kubrik's hard-hitting Vietnam War movie Full Metal Jacket. Photographs captured by Matthew Modine, who has recently starred in Stranger Things, on the set of the movie using an old Rolleiflex will be the subject of an exhibition.

Matthew Modine's Full Metal Jacket Diary, 2005 Matthew Modine's Full Metal Jacket Diary, 2005

The images come from Modine's 2005 release Full Metal Jacket Diary, a 224-page collection of photographs and notes.

Modine took on the role of Joker, a war correspondent for Stars & Stripes, in the 1987 movie. In order to get into character, Modine would carry a camera and a notebook on set with him, which inspired him to start recording the movie's production.

The LA Art Show will from January 11-14. For more information, see here.

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