RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

Yan Nascimbene’s Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

Italo Calvino, Torino, Italy, 1950s

Italo Calvino, Torino, Italy, 1950s

Invisible cities. Italo Calvino. If you like to travel read this. If you like stuff read this.

Invisible cities. Italo Calvino. If you like to travel read this. If you like stuff read this.

Italo Calvino (1923-1985), was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories…

Italo Calvino (1923-1985), was an Italian journalist and writer of short stories…

Di fatto, passa settimane e mesi interi in silenzio    http://tiziana-laterradimezzo.blogspot.it/

Di fatto, passa settimane e mesi interi in silenzio http://tiziana-laterradimezzo.blogspot.it/

Trash's Competing Utopias

Trash’s Competing Utopias

Trash's Competing Utopias

Now I shall tell of the city of Zenobia, which is wonderful in this fashion: though set on dry terrain it stands on high pilings, and the houses are of bamboo and zinc, with many platforms and balconies placed on stilts at various heights, crossing one another, linked by ladders and haging sidewalks, surmounted by cone-roofed belvederes, barrels storing water, weather vanes, jutting pulleys, and fish poles, and cranes. Pag. 30

Zenobia Art Print

Now I shall tell of the city of Zenobia, which is wonderful in this fashion: though set on dry terrain it stands on high pilings, and the houses are of bamboo and zinc, with many platforms and balconies placed on stilts at various heights, crossing one another, linked by ladders and haging sidewalks, surmounted by cone-roofed belvederes, barrels storing water, weather vanes, jutting pulleys, and fish poles, and cranes. Pag. 30

Italo Calvino, 1983 -by Irving Penn  Salman Rushdie on Italo Calvino - from a talk given by Rushdie: “Italo Calvino’s Imaginary Real” (PEN American Center) :    All writers build roads from the world in which they live to the world of the imagination and I think Calvino more than anyone else was interested in that road: How is it built? What are its bricks? How do you get there from here? By what journey does one reach Wonderland, or Alphaville, or Oz? What is their relations

Italo Calvino, 1983 -by Irving Penn Salman Rushdie on Italo Calvino - from a talk given by Rushdie: “Italo Calvino’s Imaginary Real” (PEN American Center) : All writers build roads from the world in which they live to the world of the imagination and I think Calvino more than anyone else was interested in that road: How is it built? What are its bricks? How do you get there from here? By what journey does one reach Wonderland, or Alphaville, or Oz? What is their relations

Thekla - Liisa Aaltio Illustration&Design                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Thekla - Liisa Aaltio Illustration&Design More

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino | 25 Books To Read Before You Die

25 Books To Read Before You Die

If on a Winter’s Night a Traveler by Italo Calvino | 25 Books To Read Before You Die

Rosati Tennessee Williams' favorite drinking spot Piazza del Popolo 5 barrosati.com €5 Negronis at the bar

Rosati Tennessee Williams' favorite drinking spot Piazza del Popolo 5 barrosati.com €5 Negronis at the bar

Italo Calvino, The Art of Fiction No. 130 Interviewed by William Weaver, Damien Pettigrew

Italo Calvino, The Art of Fiction No. 130 Interviewed by William Weaver, Damien Pettigrew

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

Yan Nascimbene’s Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics

RIP, Yan Nascimbene: Stunning Illustrations of Italo Calvino Classics | Brain Pickings

Italo Calvino - He has written some incredible works! It's fantasy written for readers to use their imagination.  #scrittori

Italo Calvino - He has written some incredible works! It's fantasy written for readers to use their imagination. #scrittori

Invisible cities | illustrating Italo Calvino | David Fleck

Invisible cities | illustrating Italo Calvino | David Fleck

Italo Calvino print

02_ARCHIWRITER_italo Calvino Art Print

Italo Calvino print

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