Pippi Artwork by Ingrid Vang Nyman at Näs

Photo: Astrid Lindgren’s Näs

Astrid Lindgren’s Näs in Vimmerby opened their sixth summer exhibition last Saturday. The theme is the works of the artist and children’s book illustrator Ingrid Vang Nyman, mostly known for her illustrations of Pippi Longstocking. Vang Nyman is also considered to be the one that introduced modernism among the Swedish children’s book illustrators. Some 50 original illustrations are displayed, along with Pippi playing areas for both children and adults.

Photo: Astrid Lindgren’s Näs

Mikael Ahlerup, Managing Director of the fairytale park Astrid Lindgren’s World, opened the exhibition. Researcher, writer and member of the ALMA jury, Elina Druker, held a lecture about the exhibition protagonist.

The exhibition is produced by the art museum Millesgården in Stockholm, in cooperation with Saltkråkan.

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