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Mariano Lucano

'I am a picture books fan. My training as a graphic designer, added to my experience as a magazine art director, have resulted in an editorial way of thinking. That pushed me to develop several illustrated book projects.' 

Soy un fan de los libros ilustrados. Mi experiencia como diseñador gráfico y como director de arte para distintas editoriales y revistas, resultó en un pensamiento editorial. Eso me inspiró a desarrollar distintos proyectos de libros, varios de ellos exitosamente publicados.

Exploring the Kitchen Garden (book)

 

'Exploring the Kitchen Garden' is a magical children book. Use the magnifying glass and discover some curiosities about the food we grow to use in the kitchen, observe, learn and go exploring."

Index
- A magic book
- The urban garden
- Preparing the ground
- Soils are alive
- How to compost
- Starting to grow
- Hairs even in the tomato
- From flower to flower
- Strawberry fields
- Bite Detective
- Edible flowers
- A garden of aromatics
- Curiosities
- + Curiosities
- Go explore!

BOOK

"Exploring the Kitchen Garden"
Ilustrated by Lucano
32 pages
Product dimension: 6 x 8 inches
Spanish & English editions available (thelucanos@gmail.com)

 

Tobacco. Blows about Smoking (book)

Tobacco is a set of ironic and humorous drawings that quote people from the world of politics, entertainment and literature to talk about the habit of smoking.

This illustrated book proposes a brief history of the art of smoking, that begins with the invention of the inhalation system of the rustic nicotiana by the first civilizations of America.

The characters that this visual guide cites both the main tobacco advocates, such as Mark Twain and Sigmund Freud, and their best known opponents, such as Adolf Hitler and Queen Victoria.

In a kind of Borgian universal history, the author draws characters such as Christopher Columbus, George Washington, Napoleon, San Martín, Mark Twain, Charles Dickens, Sherlock Holmes, Oscar Wilde, Pancho Villa, Karl Marx, Sigmund Freud, Al Capone, Marlene Dietrich, Adolf Hitler, Winston Churchill, Mao Tsé Tung, Juan Domingo Perón, Alfred Hitchcock, Albert Einstein, Groucho Marx, Hugh Hefner, Marilyn Monroe, Pablo Picasso, Ernest Hemingway, Julio Cortázar, Jorge Luis Borges, JFK, Fidel Castro, Che Guevara, John Lennon, Bob Dylan.

Tobacco, blows about smoking, is a coral book illustrated by Lucano.

BOOK

"Tobacco. Blows about smoking "
by Lucano
Hardcover: 80 pages
Product dimension: 11 x 8 inches
English & Spanish editions available (thelucanos@gmail.com)

Illustrated Deadman Walking (book)

 

Illustrated Deadman Walking is a book that parodies a Diderot Encyclopedia to talks about capital punishment. Lucano takes fragments of the classic engravings to illustrate, through collages, diverse quotations that describes or reflect the way in which States, throughout History, eliminate subjects.

It is a choral book, the artist classifies and puts into images methods such as decapitation, execution, electrocution and hanging, among others.

BOOK

"Illustrated Deadman Walking "
by Lucano
112 pages
Product dimension: 8 x 11 inches
Spanish &
English editions available (thelucanos@gmail.com)

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