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Our World

Stories from our present

  • Kungsträdgården Metro Station

    Kungsträdgården is a remarkable metro station. From the moment you step onto the escalator and head down towards the platforms, you are struck by a very specific smell. Not the dust or hot metal of other stations, but soil, like an old cellar. The rock walls are bare, untreated — the only station to be left that way in the whole of the Stockholm metro network. Between 1978 and 1986 artist Ulrik Samuelson transformed Kungsträdgården metro station into one of the most spectacular tube stops in the world — an immersive, underground installation of romantic decay.

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  • Our 1903 Journal

    Our 1903 Journal is a publication about curiosity; picturing the enduring presence, places and works of people that inspire us and our collections. The second issue covering Spring/Summer 2019 just arrived.

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  • Collages by Mariano Peccinetti

    Mariano Peccinetti is an Argentinian collage artist with a penchant for the surreal and psychedelic vibe. Peccinetti blends patterns, shapes and themes to create contrasting images of space and time.

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