Gradimir Smudja

Gradimir Smudja

Novi Sad, 1956
He left his country in 1982 and after a few years in Switzerland he moved to Lucca. In 1996 Karol Seles invited him to participate in the Bordighera Motor Show where he immediately won the Palme d'Or. Illustrator, painter, cartoonist and humorist: the talents of this distinguished artist are many. And there are many levels of reading of his tables, always imbued with lightness and irony, from attention to detail to love for quotes. Among his main works are the two volumes Au fil de l'art, Vincent
et Van Gogh and Le Cabaret des muses, as well as the important From Leonardo to Picasso. Comic book journey through the History of Art, with more than 100 plates.

The drawings

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The event could not have lasted for over fifty years without the contribution of numerous "volunteers" and "precepts" who brought enthusiasm and desire to do whatever the task received, with nineteenth-century shifts! From the choice of the drawings, to the preparation of the panels (always the same every year), to the posting with various pins of the hundreds of drawings up to the presence on stage.

We therefore want to thank, in absolutely no order but with equal contributions, all those who come to mind, apologizing if we miss some, but we are ready to fix it!

Sponsors: Agnesi, Olio Calvi, Olio Carli, Pallanca, Martini & Rossi, Atkinsons, Seat - Pagine Gialle, Fiat, Citizen, La Stampa, Radio Montecarlo, etc.

The accommodation activities, Chez Louis, Bar GP, La Vecchia, Mino du Re Dolceacqua, Terme di Pigna, Ristorante Cacciatori Imperia, Hotel Michelin,

Presenters: Luisella Berrino, Cesare Viazzi, Roberto Basso (Rama di Palma d'Oro 1985)

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