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  • Take Care Push-Up Toy X Chris Johanson
  • Take Care Push-Up Toy X Chris Johanson
  • Take Care Push-Up Toy X Chris Johanson
  • Take Care Push-Up Toy X Chris Johanson

Third Drawer Down Studio

Take Care Push-Up Toy X Chris Johanson

Thoughtfully crafted, hand-painted wooden push-up toys honouring the wildly colourful works of American painter Chris Johanson. A classic toy ideal for developing children’s motor skills but also beautiful as decorative objects for your home. 

Chris Johanson was born in San Jose, California in 1968 and currently lives and works in Portland, Oregon and Los Angeles, California. He has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions at galleries and museums including Mitchell-Innes & Nash (New York City), Altman Siegel Gallery (San Francisco), Galleri Nicolai Wallne (Copenhagen), The Modern Institute (Glasgow), and MOCA Pacific Design Center (Los Angeles). 

Two monographs have been published on the artist: “Please Listen I Have Something to Tell You” (Damani, 2007) and “Chris Johanson” (Phaidon, 2013). Johanson’s work has been included in group exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Berkeley Art Museum, Karma, Whitney Museum, PMOMA, White Columns, San Francisco Art Institute, Grey Art Gallery, and the Museo de la Ciudad de Mexico in Mexico City, among many others.

-Handpainted wood
-Two designs
-The small sculptures pay homage to the artist's keen use of wood in his works
-Perfect for display cabinets or as counter-top add-ons
-ø4.5cm x 13.5cm (11.43" x 34.29")


This Picture... (Balloon Heads) (detail), 2002
© Chris Johanson


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