07/16/2020 - 6:00pm

Please join us for a special virtual event with CARLO STANGA, author/illustrator of I AM NEW YORK, who will make a special tour among his amazing drawings just for Rizzoli lovers. The event will be available on our Instagram profile @rizzolibookstore on Thursday, July 16th, at 6 pm.

I am New York , is an art book, bursting with color and vivacity as much as it is a story book as well as being an inspirational, non-traditional guide to the city that lets the reader discover Gotham from a refreshing perspective as they inevitably become drawn into the urban sketches and that unique vibe that is singular to the city that never sleeps. From bridges to bagels and so much in between, Carlo Stanga introduces readers to one of the most beloved cities in the world and through his visual storytelling makes us understand why it is indeed so beloved. Cities provide infinite sources of inspiration. Carlo Stanga's I Am the City series animates the cultural and economic production of prominent metropolises. Following editions on Milan and London, Stanga leads readers on a tour of New York, paying tribute to local lifestyle, landmarks, parks, and architecture. His playful illustrations and intimate anecdotes showcase the personalities of cities and the idiosyncrasies that make them unique. From the Chrysler Building to the bagel, I Am New York is an illustrated journey of the Big Apple like no other. Stanga's love letter to New York captures the magic of the city.
Born in Italy, Carlo has been always deeply passionate about drawing.After graduating in Architecture at the Polytechnic of Milan, he chose to further his education attending art and design studies. He collaborated with the premier italian designer Bruno Munari, an amazing experience that influenced his way to see the world.As an editorial and advertising illustrator, Carlo works with major italian magazines and newspapers and with international clients in Europe and in the U.S.His distinctive style continually wins Italian Illustration awards and the work has been selected by The American Illustration Annual and won the Gold Medal Award in Creative Quarterly’s #15contest and Awards of Excellence from Communication Arts.In 2015 he wrote and illustrated  I am Milan, followed by I am London and  I am New York the first title of a new book collection, published by Moleskine, dedicated to the main cities of the world.Carlo lives and works in Berlin.

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