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The Vintage Guide To London | October 21, 2017

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Modernist toy exhibition - PLAY:TOYS, SETS, RULES

Modernist toy exhibition – PLAY:TOYS, SETS, RULES

Play: Toys, Sets, Rules is an exhibition of toys drawn from the personal archives of their designers, Roger Limbrick, Patrick Rylands, Fredun Shapur and Ken Garland, a loosely associated group that emerged in London in the 1960s.

A further number of continental designs from the same period have been lent to the exhibition from the collection of Marion Hine, also a contributing designer. Although many of these designers have been published and exhibited individually, this exhibition is the first time their works have been united as a group. Play offers a unique survey of late modernist approaches to child development and design and, as such, a variety of ways in which we might think of both play and design as formative and speculative activities.

Play: toys, sets, rules
5 June–3 July 2015
Monday to Saturday from 10:00–17:00
Admission free

Walter Knoll
42 Charterhouse Square
London EC1M 6EA
United Kingdom

Nearest Tube: Barbican
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