Ericailcane – Potente di Fuoco

‘All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.’ – Pablo Picasso

In 2009 Ericailcane’s parents surprised him by giving him his own early childhood drawings, which they had kept safe for him for nearly 25 years. The book Potente di Fuoco shows these illustrations from 1985 side by side with his present-day reinterpretations. It is fascinating to see how a surrealistic artist came forth from an imaginative child that interpreted the world in a figurative way.

Read more about it over at FoundbyJames.com

(Thank you James. Your postcard submission made me look, and your site is fantastic! Thank you!)

6 Comments leave a comment below

  1. Really cool!

  2. Hi! I’d like to link you ericailcane’s website url: http://www.ericailcane.org/, it’s definitely worth checking!

    e.

  3. I want this bad. Says it’s sold out at the Zoo site. Anybody know of another way to get this?

  4. That’s pretty cool!

    Here’s another version of this concept which is wicked as:

    http://loyalkng.com/2010/03/06/children-art-drawings-real-paintings-monsters-real-ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh/

  5. Great !
    We work on a similar concept in our school in Paris with Japanese Artist Keiko Sone.
    Regards

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