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Andrea Pazienza

Andrea Pazienza
Andrea Pazienza
thirty years without him
Andrea Pazienza
Andrea Pazienza | thirty years without him

In the year that marks the thirtieth anniversary of his tragic death, which took place in Montepulciano on 16 June 1988 at the age of only 32, ARFestival presents, in collaboration with Napoli Comicon, «Andrea Pazienza, thirty years without», an intense exhibition of original works that celebrates the most eclectic and brilliant Italian author of all time and that, finally, brings together in one place his artistic heritage, thanks to the precious collaboration of all his family.

After Hugo Pratt in 2016 and Milo Manara in 2017, the exhibition spaces of the MATTATOIO in Rome (formerly MACRO Testaccio) will host from 25 May to 15 July 2018 in national exclusive this great anthological exhibition, which aims to tell the story above all about Andrea Cartoonist patience - with particular attention to a whole new generation of readers who may have known him little - through a rich selection of his work: from Aficionados and The Extraordinary Adventures of Penthotal from the early 80s to his most famous character, Zanardi (with the boards of Giallo scolastico, Mathematical Green, Pacco,

The first of the three, Carnival Night, Mother's Heart, Cinderella 1987, Wolves and some of the extraordinary pages of La vecchiazza is a medieval Rome and Zanardi), passing through Tormenta and the Disney caricatures of Why Pippo seems a busted and The legend by Italianino Liberatore, the amusing Pertini, the wonderful color plates of Campofame, or even Francesco Stella, the Sturiellet, Una estate, the pure poetry of the incomplete History of Astarte or The Why of the Ducks, up to what is probably the more important, exorcising and traumatizing Italian graphic novel of the XX Century, that the last days of Pompey who consecrated him in the empyrean of the drawn literature.

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