Lotta, Mardie and the Lionhearts – Ilon Wikland’s storybook illustrations in Moomin Musem

26.09.2021 21:50

The Moomin Museum spring 2021 temporary exhibition opens on May 11 and invites visitors to the timeless world of Ilon Wikland. Wikland has enjoyed a long career as a children’s storybook illustrator and is particularly known for illustrating Astrid Lindgren books. The Moomin Museum exhibition takes us on an adventure with Mardie, the children of the Noisy Village, little Lotta, Karlsson on the Roof, Brothers Lionheart and other characters from Lindgren books. Wikland’s pen imagined the lush green gardens, colourful wooden houses and lively children in their happy play. The artworks in the exhibition are on loan from Ilon’s Wonderland museum in Haapsalu, Estonia, and is the largest ever seen outside Estonia.

The exhibiton will be on display till September 19, 2021.

MadickenTM and © The Astrid Lindgren Company

 

Cover: © Design Ilon Wikland AB

 

26.09.2021 21:50