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Illustri festival 2017 – Vicenza as the Italian Capital of Illustration for a month

Illustri poster

With 30 days of festival, 505 artworks on show, 93 illustration involved, 8 exhibitions and 4 different locations, the 3rd edition of Illustri festival is ready to rock in Vicenza, turning this beautiful town, renowned for Palladio’s architecture and Villas, into the Italian capital of illustration.

Noma Bar will  be the protagonist of Illustrissimo, an exhibition hosted by the Italian Galleries of Palazzo Leoni Montanari. The award-winning Israeli artist  will present the world premiere of Bitter Sweet, a monograph that in five volumes collects the best of its production, with an exhibition that will retrace his career and will show previously unreleased works.

In the beautiful location of the Basilica Palladiana, a stunning building from the 15th century designed by Andrea Palladio, will take place: Illustri, a collective show featuring some of the main illustrators from the Italian panorama: Ray Oranges, Jonathan Calugi, Simone Rea, Agostino Iacurci, Lucio Schiavon, Van Orton, Andrea Manzati, Anna Parini, Davide Bonazzi, Matteo Berton, Virginia Mori.

Ray Oranges, courtesy of Illustri festival

In the Basilica Palladiana will be also on show “Collezione Burgo, la carta e il segno”, from the Burgo historical archive, featuring artworks from Moebius, Milton Glaser, Jean Michel Folon, Emanuele Luzzati, Lorenzo Mattotti, Altan, Roberto Perini, Paul Davis, Giorgio Mario Gria, José Munoz, Loustal, Tullio Pericoli, Cecco Mariniello, Fabian Negrin, Alessandro Sanna, Luca Caimmi, Shout, Ping Zhu.

Check all the other shows and the events in the official website.

To kwow more about Illustri, read Ale Giorgini’s interview for A Continental Breakfast.

 

ILLUSTRI FESTIVAL

Vicenza, Italy – 27/5 to 5/6 2017

Basilica Palladiana, Palazzo Chiericati, Palazzo Leoni Montanari

info: www.illustrifestival.com

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