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MINI WONDERS, Czech Toys Past and Present

Mini Wonders - Czech Toys Past and Present

From Fatra to Merkur, Czech toys have a long and successful history both in their homeland and abroad. The early 20th century saw their story begin, and it has been intensively explored and developed since then. Drawing attention to unique Czech craftmanship, the MINI WONDERS exhibition presents modern toy design as well as designs dating back almost a hundred years. Read more

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Ordrupgaard Museum- Art Playground 2018

Do you remember Alice in Wonderland? Alice fell into the hole under the hedge and woke up in a magical garden, full of funny creatures and an amazing new landscape.

This is exactly how my children feel when we visit the gardens of the Ordrupgaard Museum in Charlottenlund, a city 8 km north of Copenhagen. A magical Wonderland appears under the trees: a pine cone house, a gigantic mushroom, a mirror where you can see yourself reflected forever and their favorite one: Olafur Eliasson’s Vær i vejret (Weather the Weather), a ring that emits a gust of fog depending where the wind blows. Magical, believe me.

Now they will inaugurate two new works in the park and I fear my children will want to move there forever.

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Experiencing Art – L’Atelier des Lumières in París

How many times have you heard the expression: “art has to be lived”!

Thanks to the technology, the expression can turn real in L’Atelier des Lumières in París, a digital art center where art lives in 3D.

If you are in Paris, or will be before the end of the year, you should visit this exhibition. You will walk along the work of Gustav Klimt or Egon Schiele, among other Vienesse artists.

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Leo Nar Do paints + How to talk to children about modern art

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What do you think about this piece of art? Do you like it? I love it. I am very impressed by this talented artist.

I am an art lover. Last February I visited for the first time ARCOmadrid 2018, the International Contemporary Art Fair focus on the latest artistic trends. It was a pleasure to walk through all the incredible art galleries,  a very interesting selection of contemporary art made by the best art-galleries in the world.

I enjoyed it a lot, specially Juan Genoves works, and the sculptural ensemble titled Aleppo by Francisco Leiro. It was one of the most incredible personal experiences in my whole life.

And at the end of that day I discovered Leo Nar Do paints.

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Carpeted landscapes: Art and Environment

I really like when art needs people interaction to be completed. When you can touch it, feel it and be part of the artwork.

If at the same time it raises awareness and has environmental conscience, I become an immediate fan.

This is what the Argentinian artist Alexandra Kehayoglou  looks for when creating her carpeted landscapes: bring nature to the people, so they can enjoy the experience and remember how important is to protect and preserve our environment

Her last project: Santa Cruz river is a carpet representing the Patagonian landscape. Through it, she tries to raise her voice about an imminent environmental catastrophe: the building of two dams in the last glaciar river connecting Patagonia with the Atlantic ocean.

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PLEASE TOUCH, an art exhibition by Kristine Mandsberg

I do not know how I came accross Kristine Mandsberg, maybe instagram, a deco magazine or one of her pieces of work in the middle of Copenhagen. What I know is that I love the way she perceives the world and transforms it into art.

After designing for HAY, IKEA or Ferm Living among other many brands, she has an exhibition ongoing in Officinet (Copenhagen) that soon will be shown at CIFF kids Fair. If you are around, do not miss ot!

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