Exhibition | Tove Jansson 100 years – Art, Literature and Moomintrolls

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from Monday 17 November, 2014
to Friday 21 November, 2014

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Where :

UNESCO Headquarters / Siège de l'UNESCO, Room Miro 2, 125, avenue de Suffren, 75007, Paris, France

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"Tove Jansson 100 years – Art, Literature and Moomintrolls" is an exhibition of the life and work of Tove Jansson (1914-2001), Finnish artist, painter and writer on the 100th anniversary of her birth.
The exhibition concentrates on Tove Jansson's work as an artist and a writer of world-renowned Moomintroll books for children. The exhibition will introduce Moomin books for children including the beautiful art and drawings by Jansson for the books as well as for comics. A seminar about Jansson's art and Moomin books will be arranged in connection with the seminar on 17 November.