‘The Toy Box’ explores the use and influence of toys in contemporary art and design, beginning with the British Pop art of the 1950s and 1960s and considering photorealism, print, fashion, conceptual sculpture, photography alongside objects that are instantly fun and familiar. Exhibited works will include prints by Eduardo Paolozzi, a limited edition sculpture by KAWS, a piece resulting from a collaboration between the Skateroom and Los Angeles-based artist Paul McCarthy, sculptures by the Australian assemblage artist Freya Jobbins and work by American sculptor and toy designer Jason Freeny. Find out more about the ‘The Toy Box’ exhibition on the Civic’s website.
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