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Fendi’s 90th anniversary show “Legends and Fairytales” held at the Trevi Fountain (Fontana di Trevi), Rome, last summer. The show’s inspiration came from the work of the Danish illustrator Kay Nielsen, and the collection of norse fairytales known as “East of the Sun and West of the Moon”, 1914. Sadly, the talented Kay Nielsen died poor and in obscurity in 1957, while his dreamy, delicate and intricate illustrations have regained popularity these recent years. Nielsen’s work belongs to the so called “golden age of illustration”, that is the early 20th century.

Max Heindel - The Seven Days of Creation and the Four Great Initiations, ‘’The Rosicrucian Cosmo-Conception’’, 1909.

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Troels Carlsen (Danish, b. 1973, Copenhagen, Denmark) - 1: Visible Men, 2007 Acrylics on Antique Anatomy Chart  2: Strange Fits, 2010  Acrylics, Mixed Media on Paper  3: A Dark To Stick It In II, 2013  Acrylics on Antique Print  4: You Have No Idea What it`s Like to Be Me, 2011 Acrylics, Mixed Media on Paper  5: A Dark To Stick It In, 2014 Acrylics on Antique Print  6: Untitled Installation Arts