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10 July
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ART OF PLAY latest releases. When art becomes Playing Cards

Art Of Play was created in 2013 by the popular magicians Dan&Dave with the aim of offering a carefully selected collection of  designer playing cards. Although they have expanded their business to other items such as puzzles and games, playing cards are still the flagship product. With all these items they have built an image that mixes beauty and elegance with mystery and, of course, magic. Among their activities, Art Of Play also produces their own line of decks teaming…

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19 January
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BICYCLE VINCENT’S ROYALS Playing Cards. The reinterpretation of a great master’s portraits

Collectable Playing Cards have already produced their own “Signature Art” series with playing cards such as Sistine or Old Masters. Now, they present a new deck inspired by one of the most important artists in the history: BICYCLE VINCENT’S ROYALS. Vincent Van Gogh’s life is one of the most stormy and intense (though short) that an artist can have. A prolific painter full of contradictions whose different stages and experiences marked his life and his paintings. One of these stages devoted to portraits has…

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12 October
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BICYCLE SISTINA Playing Cards. One thousand copies of the masterpiece

Michelangelo is one of the greatest masters of painting ever. His work will always be eternal and one of his major achievements is to have painted the most beautiful frescoes in the earth in the Sistine Chapel. Collectable Playing Cards now pays tribute to this magnificent work and its artist with a deck that includes Johnny Whaam’s original artwork: BICYCLE SISTINA.     The deck shows in the court cards 12 characters chosen from the various biblical scenes on the ceilings decorated…

15 August
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Naipes originales. Spanish playing cards by Bernabela Mujica Lainez

    “Life is a complex game, perhaps the most serious that we can address, and we demand competence and understanding. Full of signs, it reveals us and confronts us with the vicissitudes of fate. Beyond the inherited notion of virtue, sometimes it asks us: Truth or lie? And gives us a free pass to create our provisional scale of values. Who in this world could hold immutable certainties? Art is an essential record of this game and it is…