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More Excitement from 3×3 – Merit Awards for Valeria Petrone

Ladies and gentlemen, it appears we may have made Carlo Giambarresi’s 3×3 announcement a bit prematurely yesterday, as the contest has honored not one but TWO of our fabulous Italians!

Images by Valeria Petrone:

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The above illustrations were both awarded “merits” and will be reproduced in the fabulous 3×3 Annual.

Congratulations, Valeria!

LOST – a New Exhibition from Guido Scarabottolo

In celebration of Dante’s 751st birthday, Guido Scarabottolo is proud to present LOST – 28 Drawings on the Divine Comedy.

Part of a citywide celebration of the poet’s legacy, those lucky enough to be in Pisa, Italy, are cordially invited to attend. The show will take place at the Palazzo Blu, located at Lungarno Gambacorti 9, from May 26th until September 10th.

Congratulations, Guido, on your wonderful show!

 

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Carlo Stanga Tackles the Volkswagen Scandal

When Carlo Stanga recently sent along this incredible image for Italy’s “Il Venerdi di Repubblica,” the special Friday edition of the national paper, our jaws hit the floor. This is precisely the kind of work that made us so excited to collaborate with Carlo in the first place – dynamic, full of energy, and distinctly his.

We simply had to share!

Volkswagen Scandal

And don’t forget, you are always invited to check out more of his work here.

Valeria Petrone Illustrates Italy’s Transit System!

Looks like MGI artists are becoming international transit artists. We have created so many posters and art cards for the MTA here in NYC and now Valeria Petrone has illustrated this whimsical piece for Florence, Italy’s public transport system (ATAF) to promote a healthier environment. The illustration will be used as posters and on bus tickets.

Guido’s Author Portraits Show

Guanda, an Italian publisher that Guido Scarabottolo frequently works with, has just released a new line of 200 pocket-sized books.  Guido was asked to do portraits of 44 of the authors, and they’re throwing an exhibition to showcase the paintings.  If you’re in Milan near the Feltrienelli Piazza on Sept 16th at 6:30, be sure to pop in and say hi!

Click on the images below to see some of his portraits.