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Art

Friday, May 04, 2012 - Friday, September 14, 2012

One of the most renowned comic authors in Europe-

GABRIELLA GIANDELLI: A TORONTO RETROSPECTIVE

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GABRIELLA GIANDELLI: A TORONTO RETROSPECTIVEThe Italian Cultural Institute, under the auspices of the Consul General of Italy, is proud to present a retrospective exhibition of Gabriella Giandelli. On exhibit over 80 original drawings of one the most prolific Italian illustrators and graphic novelists, including the celebrated series Interiorae. The artist will be in attendance.

Opening night:
Friday, May 4, 2012 - 6:30pm
Istituto Italiano di Cultura - 496 Huron Street, Toronto 
Infoline: 416.921.3802 ext. 221
Free admission


The exhibition runs through Friday, September 14, 2012
Gallery hours: Mon - Fri: 2:30pm - 4:30pm 
The exhibit will be open through the Toronto Comics Art Festival 
on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6 from 1:00pm to 5:00pm 

Gabriella Giandelli will be a guest featured at the
Toronto Comic Arts Festival taking place on Saturday, May 5 and Sunday May 6 at the Toronto Public Library, 789 Yonge St., Toronto.

This event is proudly sponsored by

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Gabriella Giandelli
was born in Milan in 1963. She published her first comics in 1984 and soon established herself as one of the most important comic authors in Europe. Her graphic novels have apparead in volumes published by Coconinopress (Italy) Seuil and Actes-Sud (France), Fantagraphic Books (USA). She has collaborated with Le Monde (France) and she is currently collaborating weekly with La Repubblica. She has been a regular collaborator for Internazionale for the past 12 years.

Her illustrations have appeared in Italy for Il manifesto, Il Sole 24 Ore, Marie Claire, Vanity, Urban, Flair. Her work has appeared as cover art for volumes published by Feltrinelli, Einaudi, Mondadori, Ponte alle Grazie, Minimumfax. She has worked as a designer for Alchimia, Memphis, Alessi, and Swatch. Her children’s serial character “Milo”, featured in numerous volumes published in Italy by Mondadori, has recently been adapted for television in Italy and France. Her single and collective exhibitions include shows in Italy, France, Spain, Portugal and America. She lives and works in Milan.

CLICK HERE TO VIEW THE EXHIBITION BROCHURE.

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Information

Date: Friday, May 04, 2012 - Friday, September 14, 2012

Times: see text

Venue: Istituto Italiano di Cultura – 496, Huron St., Toronto

Presented by: Italian Cultural Institute

In collaboration with: Toronto Comics Art Festival

Free admission

<Click here to download the brochure or programme>

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