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The Mouse Who Changed the World (The ultimate history of a modern hero: Mickey Mouse)

Home Plaza Leisure District 14. November 2018 0 Comments

On November 18, 1928, the world’s most famous mouse made his very first public debut. Today, we celebrate 90 years of Mickey in one of the most expansive illustrated publications on the Disney universe. Starting with the first sketches of a character who was almost named Mortimer, we trace the career of Walt Disney’s and Ub Iwerks’s most famous creation, one met with an explosion of worldwide popularity preceded only by the earlier successes of Charlie Chaplin.

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Life behind the Iron Curtain – The East German collection of the Wende Museum

Home Plaza Leisure District 15. November 2017 0 Comments

From artworks, design, and everyday objects to political posters and flags, Stasi equipment, and uniforms: sift through never-before-seen archives in this encyclopedia of socialist East Germany. Based on our XL-volume, the most comprehensive overview of GDR visual and material culture to date, this affordable new edition presents the fascinating remnants of a now-vanished world.

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The Queens among Books

Home Plaza Leisure District 24. July 2017 0 Comments

Beside countless books of various genres one can buy at our bookstores or e-shops, a wide range of exclusive and luxury books are also available in Slovakia. Can book become a beautiful and elegant item, a gem that shines in every bookcase? Can a book become an art form also in its appearance? Yes, it can, says Gabriela Belopotocká, the executive director of the Ikar publishing house, the portfolio of which includes a Luxury Books edition of intended for those who can appreciate exceptional publications.

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