Mobiles are a traditional craft in Denmark, but the modern mobile was created by Christian Flensted and his wife, Grethe. Their first design, the Stork mobile, met great success and now flies all over the world! Today, their son Ole Flensted and his wife Aase continue the tradition, with ideas for new and original mobiles issuing regularly from their "Department of Space Research". The first mobile designed by Ole Flensted in 1970 and in 1972 Ole Flensted designed one of the most beloved Flensted Mobiles: the "Elephant Party". Though still popular and one of their bestsellers, they are proud to present this 2009 version, which has been designed by using only circles and sections of circles.Sir Terry Frost England (1915 - )
Terry Frost was born in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire. Served in the Army and was held a prisoner of war in Bavaria where he met the painter Adrian Heath. After the war studied at the Birmingham College of Art, then at St. Ives School of Painting and at Camberwell School of Art in the late 1940$s. Later Frost went on to teach at a number of art schools including at Banff Summer School, Canada. Began abstract painting in 1949, worked in St. Ives in 1950-52 as an assistant to the sculptor Barbara Hepworth. Exhibited widely internationally and in England, at the Redfern Gallery, New Art Centre and Austin/Desmond Fine Art. Elected RA in 1982 and knighted in 1998. Royal Academy held a retrospective exhibition in 2000. The Tate Gallery and other public collections hold his work.
|Theme: Shapes||Assembly Required: Yes|
|Gender: Unisex||Color: Multicolor|
|Primary Material: Other||Country of Manufacture: Denmark|
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