Guided tour of the exhibition "Mark Dion. Delirious Toys"
On this guided tour of the exhibition “Mark Dion. Delirious Toys” you will learn background information about the work of the artist Mark Dion and gain insights into the toy collection of the Stadtmuseum Berlin.
What happens when you pit toy vehicles from all eras against each other? Why are some dolls cute, others scary? And what can toys reveal about people and the ideals of their time?
Mark Dion’s fantastic productions of toys from the collection of the Stadtmuseum Berlin arouse such a wealth of feelings and associations that they really do seem capable of producing delirium. In this guided tour, you will learn which ideologies, values and role models toys have conveyed at different times and why the toy collection of the Stadtmuseum Berlin is so special.