closed CHAOS

The show

Inauguration: Saturday 2 March, 4.30 pm

The international exhibition of contemporary illustrators has reached its fourteenth edition and, as every year, returns to the Frugone Collections in an exhibition itinerary organized in two distinct sections.

One is dedicated to the illustrators who participated in the annual illustration competition interpreting the CAOS theme, a selection of 48 authors chosen by the jury chaired by the famous Argentine artist Guillermo Mordillo among 975 participants from 50 countries around the world.

The second section is dedicated to him, instead, to Mordillo, protagonist of an exhibition of over 100 works, a retrospective - entitled The tenderness of fear - of his most significant illustrations, starting from the original works of the early 1950s. up to the most current works, from drawings on sport - in particular golf and football - to irreverent tables on love and the couple; from the tables taken from the books to the preparatory sketches, without forgetting his cute animals, with great emphasis on the famous and unforgettable giraffes that in 2018 celebrated the 50th anniversary of their creation.

The International competition has been an important moment for years that sees established and emerging artists grappling with the theme proposed by Tapirulan, giving life to innovative, creative works ready to enrich the world of illustration in particular, of art in general in a new way. , generating curiosity in the public and among professionals.

On the occasion of the event, a catalog dedicated to Mordillo's monographic exhibition was published, published by Tapirulan editions. Also available is the catalog of the works of the forty-eight selected illustrators and the 2019 calendar with the images created by the first 12 classified.

The winners of the 2018 Competition
The winners: the Critics' Prize , went to Joey Guidone ; the Popular Prize was won by the couple Gianluca Patti and Bianca Sangalli Moretti .

The 12 authors published on the 2019 calendar are: Emanuele Benetti, Inna Burshteyn, Giulia Canala, Beatrice Cerocchi, James Daw, Luca Di Battista, Joey Guidone, Irene and Irene, Marie Muravski, Filippo Spinelli, Laura Zani, Antonio Zeoli.

Timetable and tickets


Via Capolungo, 9
16167 Genoa


Other exhibitions in Genova

date_range undefined

Nowhen Nowhere

Until 28 August 2022

date_range undefined

Tacchini collection.

Until 25 September 2022

date_range undefined


Until 25 September 2022

date_range undefined

Tina Modotti

Until 09 October 2022

What you find on Artsupp

Artsupp brings together all the news from the world of art and museums on a single platform. From today we are also in Spain, United Kingdom, Holland, France and Germany. Register to discover the museums that will share their exhibitions and cultural activities on Artsupp.

About us