Andrea Chirichelli, a journalist, writer and video-maker, says:
I made a documentary called Illustrators, that describes the job of four Italian illustrators who are world famous and have been awarded many prizes and recognitions: Alessandro “Shout” Gottardo, Emiliano Ponzi, Olimpia Zagnoli, and Francesco Poroli.
The documentary lasts approximately 70 minutes, is subtitled in English, and offers a wide view on the secrets of a new job, that has transformed completely ever since the Internet’s arrival, that has marked a pivotal change in the world of publishing, commercials, and magazines.
Illustrators is a journey of images in the creativity of a nation, Italy, depressed and mortified under the political and economic aspect, but still capable of showing its best side and bound to live, at least under the artistic profile, an outright “Second Renaissance.”
Alessandro “Shout” Gottardo
Hugh sends us this “nice anti-Nazi poster from designer Arin Fishkin building on an illustration by Paul Sizer.”
Illustrator Lorenzo Etherington created a bunch of wigglegram 3D posters based on a mythological movie called Stranski. They are really cool and remind me of some of Will Eisner Spirit splash pages. He has two massive sketchbooks for sale on Lulu.
The artist whose iconic Obama/HOPE posters were the subject of a bitter legal dispute while simultaneously defining the 2008 campaign has produced a poster for Trump, entitled “Demagogue.”
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