Largo Winch touring exhibition

Space

With this first major exhibition devoted to Largo Winch, the humanist billionaire, visitors of all ages will be given the chance to witness the great talent of the authors, discover the makings of a bestseller, and delve into the breathtaking adventures of our hero. Created by Citéco, Europe’s first ever museum devoted to economics, the exhibition also invites visitors to wander into the history of economy over the past 30 years in an entertaining and educative way.

 

Topics

pen.pngComics art

superhero.pngLargo Winch’s universe & adventures

terre.pngEconomy & contemporary history

 

Availability

Starting from 2022.

 

Introduction

With an exceptional original collection of more than 60 original artworks, manuscripts, artefacts, reproductions, videos and sets, the exhibition is designed to give visitors of all ages a chance to venture into the art of comics and the makings of a bestseller, exploring the creativity of the saga artists.

A curated journey through the 22 albums enables to (re)discover the fascinating realm and quests of the hero who, at just 26 years of age, inherits a vast industrial and financial empire. Transported into a world of comics, visitors meet with the hero, his team, his friends and his enemies, and discover the extraordinary cityscapes that populate the series landscapes along the hero’s adventures, from Istanbul to Chicago, London to Hong Kong, Amsterdam to Venice.

Created by Citéco, Europe’s first ever museum devoted to economics, the exhibition also provides a highly original insight into the mysterious workings of contemporary economy, telling a story of 30 years of economy practices, major changes and challenges that have taken place since the first album of the series was published back in 1990. Visitors can grasp the basics of economics and delve into significant global economy concepts and events, from stock market crashes and subprime crisis to large-scale corruption, through the humanist billionaire’s adventures and the discovery of a very unique artistic creation.

 

A word from the curator

Didier Pasamonik, a renowned comic book specialist, journalist, bookseller, writer, and publisher who has more than forty years of experience in the comic book industry tells us a bit more about the exhibition.

 

 

The exhibition in the press

“The exhibition structured around this iconic comics character […] is certainly worth the trip. Thanks to its richness […], the educational aspects of the different themes addressed, but above all thanks to the elegance of its scenography.” Le Figaro

 

telerama-t-.jpg  “We get into economy without committing a crime.” Télérama

 

“The meeting of Largo Winch […] and Citéco gives rise to an explosive cocktail in this original exhibition.” Art in the City

 

Contact Us

For more information on this touring exhibition, please leave us a message at export@citeco.fr or give us a call on the following number: +33 (0)6 13 42 87 35.

 

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Published on 9 September 2021.