'Pulcinellopaedia Seraphiniana' by Luigi Serafini

Luigi Serafini's 1984 tribute to Punch the clown, Pulcinellopaedia Seraphiniana, is now available in a beautiful reprint by Rizolli.

Much like the earlier reprint of the Codex Seraphinianus, this edition is on beautiful paper and will make a lovely coffee table book.

Written in its own "language" the Pulcinellopaedia Seraphiniana is intended to serve as an extension of Serafini's incredible codex.

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Codex Seraphinianus, hands on review of new Rizzoli edition

I was so excited when I heard about this new print edition of the Codex Seraphinianus, I could not resist pre-ordering it. The Codex is an incredible, surreal, encyclopedia of a reality known only to Luigi Serafini... and maybe his cat.

I've wanted to physically handle a copy for ages. When Cory shared this illicitly available PDF version a few years back, I was hooked. Print copies were expensive! Then Xeni shared this interview over on Dangerous Minds with the Rizzoli publisher about a new edition-- I'd finally be able to own a copy for $75!

I spent a few weeks wondering what would it look like. Would the print be too cheap? Finally, it showed up! Read the rest