OTHELLO – SHAKESPEARE SERIES, ALICE WELLINGER – #illusthursday

5 tragedies by Shakespeare, retold by Bruno Blume and lavishly illustrated by 5 artists (Susanne Janssen, Anke Feuchtenberger, Jacky Gleich, Pascale Küng, Alice Wellinger). The focus of the narrative and artistic reinterpretation is the role of women in Shakespeare’s works. Here we can admire the reinterpretation of Othello by Alice Wellinger. A series of  paintings, as delicate in […]

THE TALE OF PETER RABBIT, BEATRIX POTTER, 1902 – #illusthursday

The tale of Peter Rabbit is Beatrix Potter’s most popular and well-loved children book; it has been translated into 36 languages, and it is one of the best-selling books of all time (45 million copies sold!). The story is about a mischievous rabbit that disobeys his mother’s orders, risks his life running off in McGregor’s vegetable garden and faces […]

NORMAN ROCKWELL, TRIPLE SELF-PORTRAIT, 1960 – #illusthursday

Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) is one of the best known and loved American illustrators of the twentieth century. Known for his commercial paintings, for more than six decades he brought to life more than 4,000 original artworks, painting humans and everyday life with his subtle and talented eye. THE CRITICS Despite his broad popular success and […]

MALIKA FAVRE, “THE BUTTERFLY EFFECT”, 2018. A brief intro to Illustration

First #illusthursday post! Friendly warning: today’s article will be a little longer, since a brief introduction about illustration is needed. Cut to the chase. Illustration is something that has been hanging around with mankind across all cultures and time periods. Born as a secondary art, spread in popular culture thanks to the mass production era […]