Illustration for Children - Italian excellence

Regional Promotional Events

Within the International Book Fair for High Quality Fiction and Non-Fiction
Since many years children’s book has been an important part of Italian publishing trade and Bologna Children's Book Fair is its prestigious international showcase. In this kind of publishing illustrations are essential and necessary to tell stories, to state a poetics that is sign and content together. Children books, in fact, have always woven images and words in a steady and mutual dialogue. 

The exhibition presents a very rich selection of works documenting the artistic career of famous illustrators as Roberto Innocenti and Lorenzo Mattotti and nowadays young talents as Philip Giordano and Arianna Vairo: two generations of artists who have created a new tune of illustrated albums for youth, raising worldwide the high quality of Italian illustration thanks to their vibrant expressing richness.

The artists:
Beatrice Alemagna, Anna e Elena Balbusso, Chiara Carrer, Mara Cerri, Sara Fanelli, Philip Giordano, Roberto Innocenti, Federico Maggioni, Giovanni Manna, Lorenzo Mattotti, Simona Mulazzani, Fabian Negrin, Simone Rea, Sergio Ruzzier, Alessandro Sanna, Guido Scarabbottolo, Pia Valentinis, Olimpia Zagnoli.
from 28/11/2018 to 02/12/2018
The exhibition has been realized thanks to the collaboration among Italian Cultural Institutes, Bologna Children's Book Fair and the Department for Culture of Emilia-Romagna Region.
Bologna Children’s Book Fair
Address: Piazza Costituzione, 6
40128 BOLOGNA (BO)
Telephone: + 39 051 282111 - 282966
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