Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Breaking News - Marimekko Design Metsänväki a Copy

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Marimekko design Metsänväki
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This 2007 Marimekko textile design 'Metsänväki' (above) by Kristina Isola 
(daughter of the legendary Maija Isola) has been exposed as a copy of a 1960's 
painting 'Rats on a journey' by a Ukranian folk artist Maria Primatšenko
(1908–1997):







Maria Primatšenko, Rats on a journey, 1960s
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Apparently Kristina Isola has just admitted the copying, and apologized.









2 comments:

  1. That's a shame! It's not even "inspired by," is it? It's an outright copy! What would make her do such a thing? Surely she knew there was a good chance of getting caught.

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  2. CopyCopyMariMekkoAugust 1, 2013 at 7:06 PM

    New marimekko copy found!

    http://www.iltasanomat.fi/kotimaa/art-1288586329599.html

    Marimekko copies Pat Hutchins Rosie's Walk

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