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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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10 YEARS WINNERS 15 AWARDS OF EXCELLENCE FROM COMMUNICATION ARTS ILLUSTRATION ANNUAL

Since 10 years (2007-2016) we have received 15 Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts Illustration Annual 48-57. We want to thank all art directors and juries for this wonderful goal.

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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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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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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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