Bratislava World Picture Book Original Illustration Exhibition

Chiba City Museum of Art

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This "Bratislava World Picture Book Original Illustration Exhibition" is an international competition featuring illustrations from picture books around the world held once every two years in Bratislava, capital of the Republic of Slovakia. It was last held 3 years ago in the summer of 2005. The 21st installment of the exhibition held in the fall of 2007 saw the participation over 388 illustrators from 38 countries, with 2740 illustrations and 477 picture books under consideration by the jury. This exhibition will center on the work of 11 artists who have won awards at the competition, as well as works by 18 Japanese artists.

The second half of the exhibition looks back at the 40 years between the first competition and the 20th (held in 2005), introducing work by successive generations of Grand Prix winners, among whom are 3 Japanese artists.

Related events are also scheduled to be held. See website for more details.



From 2008-07-29 To 2008-09-07



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