“This Is Not A Toy” Exhibition Curated by Pharrell Williams

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Pharrell‘s latest stint in the art world is as Guest Curator for “This Is Not A Toy” alongside Curator John Wee Tom and DX Associate Curator Sara Nickleson. The visually-striking exhibition showcases contemporary sculptures, figurines and artworks at Toronto’s Design Museum, Design Exchange. As the museum’s president explains:
Pharrell’s involvement is really due to the fact that he’s so passionate about the genre and explains that urban vinyl and collectible design is what brought him into the world of contemporary art.

Featuring works by Takashi Murakami, KAWS, Coarse, Huck Gee, FriendsWithYou and others, the exhibition approaches toys as a reflection of contemporary culture and contemporary design. The exhibition is now open and is on view until May 19.

Design Exchange
234 Bay Street
Toronto, Canada
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“LIVE FAST DIE FLY” Nick Reed is not the typical New Orleans native. Even with an B.A. in Journalism and Creative Writing from Xavier University, it has been said that he was always different. Through fashion and creative writing Nick has always found a way to express himself. He is the owner of So Authentic promotional group and was a former Editor-in chief of the Xavier Herald. Over the past few years he and partner Yoey Yo have developed My HELL OF A LIFE and GFC clothing brand in hopes to change the world. Their main goal is to just make the world a little more fresh.

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