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(Updated) This Is Not a Toy

On view until May 19, This Is Not A Toy transforms the Exhibition Hall into a candy-coloured dream world, displaying both ominous and heartening forms such as quirky tiny figures and massive freestanding sculptures. Click here to purchase tickets.

IMAGE: KAWS, ASTRO BOY (KAWS VERSION), 2012

IMAGE: KAWS, ASTRO BOY (KAWS VERSION), 2012

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This Is Not A Toy, An Exhibition of Contemporary Art and Collectible Design, curated by John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickleson with Guest Curator Pharrell Williams,  showcases contemporary sculptures, figurines and artworks created by renowned artists including Takashi Murakami, KAWS and FriendsWithYou.

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The exhibition explores the conceptual toy as an art and design object as well as a contemporary cultural signifier. Ranging in price from just a few dollars to many thousands more, these figures are part merchandise, part art. While the creators of these art toys may utilize technical methods of mass production, they do so in a way that produces variation, unique expression and limited edition objects.

On view until May 19, This Is Not A Toy transforms the Exhibition Hall into a candy-coloured dream world, displaying both ominous and heartening forms such as quirky tiny figures and massive freestanding sculptures.

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234 Bay St
Toronto

Hours
Mon-Sat 10-5 Thu 10-8 Sun 12-5

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