TOYISM SUMMARY

INTERNATIONAL ART MOVEMENT

storytelling, colourful, lively, vibrant, contemporary art

FOUNDED IN 1992

by Dejo in The Netherlands

MANIFESTO

called ‘Mother’, contains the rules of the movement

MASKS & PSEUDONYMS

no ego

MAXIMUM OF 26 ARTISTS

based on the letters of the alphabet

ARTISTS

called toyists, currently 18

COMING FROM

The Netherlands, Iceland, Romania, South Africa, Canada, The United States of America, Malaysia, Thailand, Australia

ARTWORKS

paintings, silkscreens, giclees and sculptures

PUBLIC ART

transforms buildings into huge works of art

MOTTO

Ludo Ergo Sum

HEADQUARTERS

Villa Heymans in Groningen, The Netherlands

WE ARE NOT

Cubism, Surrealism, Dadaism, Realism, Cobra, Impressionism, Symbolism, Pointillism, Pop art Street art