This Is Not A Toy, an exhibition guest curated by Pharrell Williams



Spot our Dunny.

Thanks to our good friend Chad Kabigting, we found out that our Dunny was curated into the Design Exchange’s latest exhibition called This Is Not A Toy curated by Pharrell Williams. The exhibition will be on display until May 19th. To purchase your tickets go to the Design Exchange site here.



This Is Not A Toy, curated by John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickelson with Guest Curator Pharrell Williams, is the world’s first exhibition featuring a collection of contemporary sculptures, figurines and artworks created by artists including Takashi Murakami, KAWS, FriendsWithYou, Coarse, Huck Gee, and Frank Kozik.

The exhibition explores the conceptual toy – a form made solely as an expression of an aesthetic, concept or idea – as an art and design object as well as a contemporary cultural signifier. On display until May 19, visitors dive headfirst into the realm of designer toys as the Exhibition Hall is transformed into a vibrant and whimsical environment, filled with forms ranging from tiny trinkets to enormous free-standing pieces.

This Is Not A Toy is generously supported by Artworkers Retirement Society, Hal Jackman Foundation, Ontario Arts Council, and Toronto Arts Council.

Location photo by Chad Kabigting.
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