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B is for Sylvia Beach

B is for Sylvia Beach

At first, the calm and modest portrait of Sylvia Beach didn’t distinguish itself from tenths quirky yet fascinating illustrations of Maria Herreros. After reading Beach’s memoir and visiting the legendary Shakespeare and Company (The second bookstore, opened in 1951) together with Marika Maijala, I now see the portrait with different eyes. In the exhibition, it presents...

W is for Fontaine Wallace

W is for Fontaine Wallace

Both Marika Maijala and Maria Herreros have been influenced by the dreamy architecture of Paris. In the exhibition, the bridges, parks and fountains set the verdurous, soothing tone in the first room of the gallery. The intimate interiors and nightlife in 1920s Paris are placed in the second room instead. The image used in the exhibition invite is Maria...