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The Met Museum to launch new kids’ books series with global publisher DK

The global publishing house, DK, has landed a strategic commercial partnership with The Metropolitan Museum of Art, to launch a range of children’s books that each take inspiration from art, history, and culture, to draw readers into the world curated by the museum. Under the new deal, DK will commission …

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Geronimo Stilton becomes the official children’s virtual tour guide of Pompeii

Atlantyca Entertainment’s Geronimo Stilton has become the official virtual tour guide for children visiting the UNESCO World Heritage’s Archaeological Site of Pompeii. The first video tour of the special campaign is now online and across all of Pompeii’s social media channels and websites. Under the partnership, two more video tours …

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Van Gogh Museum paints new partnership with US fashion house Robert Graham

America’s eclectic fashion house, Robert Graham, has teams with the Van Gogh Museum to interpret the work of the iconic post-impressionist Vincent van Gogh in its Fall20 / Winter 21 collection. The range will be anchored around the brand’s Wearable Art pillar. The deal has been managed by IMG, who …

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ARTiSTORY’s Natasha Dyson on the future of the art and culture licensing space

ARTiSTORY, a licensing super group (The Crosby, Stills, and Nash or the Emerson, Lake, and Palmer of the industry perhaps?) comprised of Natasha Dyson, Dave Collins, and Tamara Dixon, couldn’t have arrived at a better time for the art and culture sector. Alongside the arts and the hospitality industries, the …

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Lisle Licensing named exclusive UK agent for art and lifestyle’s Kate Smith Company

Lisle Licensing has been appointed as the exclusive UK licensing agent for the humorous art and lifestyle brand, Kate Smith Company. Based in the USA, the company behind the hugely popular brand ‘From Frank’ has briefed the team at Lisle to replicate its North America and Canadian success in the …

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Acclaimed British artist Charlotte Posner turns to lifestyle licensing with WildBrain CPLG

The acclaimed British contemporary artist, Charlotte Posner, the mind behind Pop Dolls, a work that sent social media into a frenzy in 2015, has appointed WildBrain CPLG as the European Licensing agent for her move into lifestyle licensing. Under its lifestyle division, WildBrain CPLG will assemble a design-led consumer products …

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Mythological Japanese IP Samurai Animals prepares for 10th anniversary with licensing showcase

The global licensing award-nominated character franchise, and popular Japanese IP, Samurai Animals is preparing to celebrate its tenth anniversary next year, with an 11-month run-up of launches, including a new online platform, promotional video, and a series of trade show exhibit initiatives. Samurai Animal is a mythical Japanese saga that …

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WildBrain CPLG and Star Trek warp into digital wall art with BeArty

The entertainment, sport, and brand licensing agency, WildBrain CPLG has secured a deal with the tech company BeArty to launch a new digital wall art range inspired by the iconic sci-fi franchise, Star Trek. The deal was brokered by WildBrain CPLG on behalf of ViacomCBS Consumer Products. The new partnership …

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WildBrain CPLG to build lifestyle licensing programme for The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The entertainment, sport and brand licensing agency, WildBrain CPLG, has signed a deal with The Metropolitan Museum of Art to exclusively represent the iconic New York institution as it looks to build out a licensing programme across EMEA. Housing it under its Lifestyle division, WildBrain CPLG will assemble a licensing …

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Rights & Brands secures Design House Stockholm furniture collaboration for Carl and Karin Larsson

Rights & Brands, the worldwide agent on behalf of the Swedish artists Carl and Karin Larsson, has launched a creative furniture collaboration with Design House Stockholm. Karin Larsson created furniture and textiles in a pre-modernist style in the late nineteenth century. The rich, bold colour palette is celebrated in paintings …

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