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Magnus e l’altrove. Favole, Oriente, leggende

From: 22/11/2015 - To: 6/01/2016

Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna, via delle Donzelle, 2 – Bologna

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Date of last update: 07/01/2016, 09:18


Exhibition, book, film

Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna
22 November 2015 - 6 January 2016

20 years after his death, 140 works on show at Fondazione del Monte pay homage to a great master of the Italian popular comics, the Bologna artist Magnus - pen name for Roberto Raviola, author of famous comics such as Kriminal, Alan Ford and Lo Sconosciuto.

The exhibit Magnus e l’altrove. Favole, Oriente, Leggende – curated by Luca Baldazzi and Michele Masini, opens with 50 rare and coloured illustrations never shown before, created by the artist when he was young, at the beginning of the 1960s, for the children’s books of tales published by Malipiero.
Then many other works outline the story of over 30 years of Magnus’ career, from beginnings with the albums of Kriminal (1964) to Tex. La valle del terrore (1996).
The exhibition itinerary ends with a special video-document dating back to 1995, during Treviso Comics.

On the occasion of the exhibition, the volume Magnus prima di Magnus. Gli anni dell’apprendistato di un maestro del fumetto is realesed by Alessandro Editore. The book is curated by Luca Baldazzi, and presents illustrations, photos, documents, and essays.

Absolutely new the film Ho conosciuto Magnus  by  Paolo “Fiore” Angelini, whose preview will be on Sunday, November 22nd at cinema Lumière (at 8.15pm and at 10.15pm).
The exhibition Magnus e l’altrove. Favole, Oriente, Leggende is promoted by Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna and is part of the international comics festival BilBOlBul.
The film Ho conosciuto Magnus is a project by ABC Arte Bologna Cultura. The book and the film have the support of Fondazione del Monte and Hera.

Further information and updates on fondazionedelmonte.it  and  www.bilbolbul.net

  • From: 22/11/2015
  • To: 6/01/2016

daily 10am - 7pm

31 December 2015 open 10am-1pm. Closed on Dec. 25th, 2015 + Jan. 1st, 2016