Normali Meraviglie. La Mano, Triennale Milano exhibition

Dear friends, It is with great pleasure that we invite you to visit the “NORMALI MERAVIGLIE. LA MANO” charity exhibition, TRIENNALE MILANO NOV 4 - DEC 4 2016. Balbusso Twins interpret a ceramic hand designed by Mimmo Paladino for a charity project curated by Alessandro Guerriero and Alessandra Zucchi in support of the Holy Family Foundation, for the development and support of employment workshops that the Foundation promotes. The Triennale Design Museum presents the “Normal Wonders. The Hand” exhibition, the multifaceted interpretation of the Mimmo Paladino’s hand of 54 internationally renowned artists and designers: Andy (Bluvertigo), Mario Arlati, Anna e Elena Balbusso, Peter Bankov, Markus Benesch, Jean Blanchaert, Francesco Bocchini, Sergio Cascavilla, Bruno Ceccobelli, Aldo Cibic, Nigel Coates, JJ Cromer, Lucio Del Pezzo, Johnny Dell’Orto, Michele De Lucchi, Gillo Dorfles, Luciana Di Virgilio e Gianni Veneziano, Pablo Echaurren, Camilla Falsini, Dario Fo, Beppe Giacobbe, Giulio Iacchetti, Massimo Giacon, Steven Guarnaccia,

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SOCIETY6 Balbusso Twins Italian Design Shop online

Dear friends! We are glad to announce – finally – that our artwork is available for sale as a variety of products through SOCIETY6! Society6 is an online marketplace, when you buy a product, Society6 produce it! Please visit society6.com/balbussotwins . If you're a fan of Folio Society Illustrated books: Eugene Onegin, Pride and Prejudice, Handmaids’ Tale, The Queen of Spades and other Stories, Balbusso Twins Design accessories are available on Society6 Shop. You can buy our fine art prints and other beautiful products: tote bags, t-shirts, mugs, pillows, phone cases, wall art.

99 Italian Illustrators Exhibition Torino Graphic Days

Balbusso Twins participate with their artwork “The women City” (from the multi-award winning book “The Handmaid’s Tale” by Margaret Atwood, Folio Society uk) at the 99 Italian Illustrators, exhibition curated by ILLUSTRI Association, part of the Torino Graphic Days festival organized by Print Club Torino entirely dedicated to visual design. Four days with a full calendar of events and meetings that will make Torino the capital of the italian visual communication.

 

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XXI Triennale of Milan W-Women In Italian Design Exhibition

Anna+Elena=Balbusso participate with their painting of St. Catherine of Alexandria to W-Women in Italian Design, ninth edition of the Triennale Design Museum, an exhibition curated by Silvana Annicchiarico, set up by Margherita Palli, graphic design by Irene Bacchi. In the Palazzo dell’Arte exhibition space, St. Catherine is part of a series of female patron saints holding an object or work tool, created specially by major Italian female illustrators and designers (Anna+Elena=Balbusso, Nicoletta Ceccoli, Nathalie Du Pasquier, Sara Fanelli, Gabriella Giandelli, Emi Ligabue, Fulvia Mendini, Valeria Petrone, Elena Xausa, Olimpia Zagnoli).

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Tor.com: Red as Blood and...

Our new art for “Red as Blood and White as Bone” by Theodora Goss. Medium: mixed media: gouache, pencil, pen, collage, digital. Our image focuses on the blood-red necklace of the young Princess in contrast with her evening black dress. On her bodice there is the head of a wolf embroidered on the fabric....“Red as Blood and White as Bone” by Theodora Goss is a dark fantasy about a kitchen girl obsessed with fairy tales, who upon discovering a ragged woman outside the castle during a storm, takes her in—certain she’s a princess in disguise.

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AI35 SELECTED WINNER!

Our cover art for the book “Richard II” by Laura Ashe (Penguin, UK) has been SELECTED to appear in the AMERICAN ILLUSTRATION 35 annual award book! From 10,003 submissions only 339 images have been selected to appear in the book and represent the best pictures from 2015.We would like to THANK the MEMBERS of the JURY, We are very proud and honored! This year‚ the distinguished jury included SooJin Buzelli, Creative Director, SVP, Asset International, Ken DeLago, Creative Director, Golf Digest; Matt Dorfman, Art Director, The New York Times Book Review; Lisa Kelsey, Design Director, Family Circle; Alissa Levin, Principal, Point Five Design; David Sleight, Design Director, ProPublica;  and Marlene Szczesny, Art Director, The Wall Street Journal.

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JOHNS HOPKINS HEALTH REVIEW

Our new art "inflammation" for the article: Inflammation has been found to be an underlying cause in many diseases, making it a hot topic in the health media. But what do we really know about chronic inflammation and its effects on the body? By Michael Anft - Johns Hopkins Health Review Spring/Summer 2016. Some explanations: We have chosen a symbolic interpretation with elements inspired by the natural world. We wanted to communicate the psychological state of the patient suffering from the symptoms of inflammation. We imagined inflammation inside the human body as a creeper plant with some leaves like flames of candle burning...as a creeper, the inflammation spreads to more parts of the body.

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Cover art: Katherine Of Aragon

New cover Art: Katherine Of Aragon portrait for "Six Tudor Queens: Katherine Of Aragon" by Alison Weir, Headline Publishing London 2016.First in a series of historical fiction following the wives of King Henry VIII. The book comes out on the 5th May 2016.The structure of the cover: portrait of Katherine of Aragon sitting in a circular frame, against a beautiful tapestry background. Whilst the portrait wants to be close to the historical paintings of the Queen, the Katherine face, expression and overall look and feel wants to be a little more contemporary. The decorated background was inspired from tissues and tapestries at the Tudor Court.

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