Pre-order your copy of the This Is Not A Toy catalogue.
Limited to 1000 copies, this publication documents the expansive range of wildly vibrant and thought-provoking tiny trinkets and enormous freestanding sculptures that transformed Design Exchange’s Exhibition Hall. The comprehensive visual overview is complemented by essays from such notables as artist Douglas Coupland, Toronto Star art critic Murray Whyte, expert Marc Steinberg, curator Kristin Weckworth, andThis Is Not A Toy co-curators, Sara Nickleson and John Wee Tom. Bring the exhibition's collectible art and contemporary design home with this vibrant survey of quirky figurines, freestanding sculptures and emotive paintings.
Expected release date: JANUARY 2015
View more Takashi Murakami Iconic Takashi Murakami character Kiki, an impish figure with three eyes and two dangling fangs! Approx 12" long.
View more Takashi Murakami Iconic Takashi Murakami character Kaikai, a childlike character in a kawaii rabbit costume. Approx 12" long.
View more Takashi Murakami Soft sculpture featured in the Pharrell Williams co-curated exhibition, This is Not a Toy at the Design Exchange in Toronto (Feb-May 2014). From the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami, this rare black plush Skull pillow echoes the mushroom cloud of a nuclear bomb in contrast to the smiling multicoloured Flowers in each eye socket. Strangely morbid...
View more Takashi MurakamiWho is this little ice cream spirit and what is he dreaming of?Approx 10" tall. Japanese import