Open Your Big Eyes

big_eyes_the_film_the_art_by_leah_galloFans of kitschy art know all about Margaret and Walter Keane, whose paintings of big-eyed children were a huge success in the 1950s. Walter claimed the art as his own, but it was subsequently revealed that Margaret was the artist. Leah Gallo’s Big Eyes: The Film, The Art (Titan Books, $30, out Jan. 27) is a lavish look at Keane’s art, and also Tim Burton’s upcoming film about the Keanes.

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