|Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava
Lorenzo Mattotti (Italy),
illustration to the book "Eugenio"
(published by Seuil Jeunesse, Paris 1993) - Grand Prix BIB ´93
Date of Issue:
September 5, 1995
Postal Stationery Printing House, Prague, Czech Republic
Rotary-recess printing combined with recess printing
|Painting on FDC :||Anne Brouillard (Belgium), illustration from the book Le seurire du loup (Dessain Brusells, Belgium, 1992)|
|FDC Engraving:||Martin Činovský|
|Cancellation Design:||Martin Činovský using illustration Gao Gai (China) from the book A Fox Spirit in a Desolate Garden (Zhe Jiang, Peking, China 1991)|
|Printing:||Postal Stationery Printing House, Prague, Czech Republic|
|Print Technology:||Recess printing from flat plates|
|FDC Print Run:||10,000|
Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava (BIB) is an international competitive exhibition of illustrations for books for children and young adults, and has been held since 1967. BIB takes place under the patronage of UNESCO and its non-governmental organisation IBBY. As laid down by the statute of BIB, the selection of works is carried out by curators from individual countries together with BIB´s curator general. The BIB Secretariat is responsible for organisation, while matters of expertise relating to illustration for children and young adults are the domain of the BIB International Department. This Department is a part of BIBIANA, the International House of Art for Children, which takes its name from BIB.
Books exhibited at the Biennial are acquired by the BIB library. Awards given at BIB are: the Grand Prix, Zlaté jablko (Golden Apple), plaques and honorable mentions. In the present issue we reproduce works by artists who received awards at BIB ´93 .
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