Mario Balotelli - IBWM - The 100by Miniboro
Fine art print on bright white, fine poly-cotton blend, matte canvas using latest generation Epson archival inks. Individually trimmed and hand stretched museum wrap over 1-1/2" deep wood stretcher bars. Includes wall hanging hardware.
ABOUT THE ART
Each year (up until this, ironically) the Spanish football publication Don Balon fastidiously collated their own record of the 100 best young (aged 23 and under) players on the planet.
Football heavyweights IBWM have taken the final Don Balon list, which was published in November 2010, and spent the last few months reviewing how the last year has panned out for each of the players included on it. "The 100" is the outcome of that review.
With the projects launch date fast approaching I was commissioned by IBWM to create a series of cover pages to compliment the names that had made the list. There would be 20 names per week, over a 5 week period, eventually making up the final 100. There were no restrictions to the brief, so what you see here is simply what i came up with based on the list of names i was given, hope you like them.