The Discreet Charm of the Moomins
I was introduced to the Moomins when the first Japanese translation of Finn Family Moomintroll by author/artist Tove Jansson came out. It was love at first sight: There was someone who wrote and drew, and she was a woman. Jansson became my first role model, before I even knew of such a concept. (Today, I am a visual artist who writes, and live with a black cat, just like the one Jansson held in the jacket photo on that first Japanese edition.) I devoured every volume that followed…
Юбилейная выставка в музее Атенеум: к столетию со дня рождения Туве Янссон — Блог о путешествиях и культуре в Европе
Юбилейная выставка в музее Атенеум: к столетию со дня рождения Туве Янссон | 8 апреля 2014 года. Блог о путешествиях и культуре в Европе
Finland - 90th Anniversary of Tove Jansson 9.8.2004
A new Moomin stamp and a silver collector’s coin, “Tove Jansson and Children’s Culture” was issued on August 9, 2004 . The new Moomin stamp celebrated the 90th Anniversary of Finland's beloved artist and author Tove Jansson (1914-2001), the creator of Moomin. The world famous troll became internationally known in 1954 when the London Evening Standard began publishing a cartoon strip entitled “Moomin” drawn by Jansson and his brother Lars. After “Moomin” became syndicated, the cartoon was…
Even the strangest people you know may prove to be very helpful someday.
"I only want to live in peace and plant potatoes and dream!" The magical Moominvalley of Tove Jansson's imagination contains all you need to know for life.