Tullio Pericoli

(Colli del Tronto, 1936)


Tullio Pericoli was born in Colli del Tronto, near Ascoli Piceno, in 1936. He moved to Milan in 1961 and soon became an established artist.

In the 1970s he started to work regularly for the cartoon magazine «Linus», for the daily newspaper «Corriere della Sera» (from 1974), and for the weekly magazine «L’Espresso». At the same time there where exhibitions of his work in Milan, Parma, Urbino and at the Olivetti centre in Ivrea. After illustrating an editon of Robinson Crusoe for Olivetti, he exhibited the original works in Milan (at the Padiglione of Arte Contemporanea), Bologna, Genoa and Rome.

From 1984 he began contributing illustrations regularly for the daily «La Repubblica».

His oeuvres are being shown in galleries and museums of different countries and are published in major newspapers and magazines. He designed costumes and stage sets for the Zurich Opera, La Scala Milan and for the Studio Theater.

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