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Lorenzo Mattotti

Biography

Lorenzo Mattotti

Lorenzo Mattotti was born in 1954. After studying architecture, he decided to devote himself to comics and is recognised today as one of the most outstanding international exponents of the art. His works have been published in the most important magazines and his books are translated all over the world. From IL SIGNOR SPARTICO, L'UOMO ALLA FINESTRA, STIGMATE, LIGNE FRAGILE, and many other works, up to FIRES and MURMUR published by Penguin Books in 1993, Mattotti's work has evolved with a continuing coherence, though always within the eclectic tradition of those who have the courage to be innovative. For children he has illustrated PINOCCHIO by Collodi, THE PAVILION ON THE LINKS by Stevenson and has published EUGENIO that had the Grand Prix of Bratislava in 93. Mattotti has also worked in the fashion world, reinterpreting the models of the most famous fashion designers for Vanity magazine. He has carried out advertising campaigns and has illustrated the cover of such magazines as The New Yorker, Le Monde and Suddeutsche Zeitung. In 1995, the Palazzo delle Esposizioni in Rome and The Frans Hals Museum in Harlem dedicated an anthology to him. He realized many important posters: Cannes 2000 - "Lire en Fête" "La Marie de Paris". Recently he worked in the Film "Eros" of Wong Kar Way - Soderbergh et Antonioni, he creates the segments within the three episodes.

Lorenzo Mattotti

Books by Lorenzo Mattotti

written by Neil Gaiman, illustrated by Lorenzo Mattotti - Fairy Tale, Picture

Best-selling author Neil Gaiman and fine artist Lorenzo Mattotti join forces to create HANSEL & GRETEL, a stunning book that’s at once as familiar as a dream and as evocative as a nightmare. Mattotti’s sweeping ink illustrations capture the terror and longing found in the classic Brothers Grimm fairy tale. Neil Gaiman crafts an original text filled with his signature wit and pathos that is sure to become a favorite of readers everywhere, young and old.