Entries by Matteo Pericoli

Una finestra aperta sulla mente

Saul Steinberg: il lascito di un genio del Novecento di Matteo Pericoli   Pubblicato nel numero di Marzo 2022 de L’Indice dei libri del mese Saul Steinberg 1978. Foto di Evelyn Hofer English version Una delle maggiori difficoltà che si incontrano nel cercare di avvicinarsi al lavoro di Saul Steinberg è quella di identificare l’angolo […]

A Window Open Onto the Mind

Saul Steinberg: the legacy of a genius by Matteo Pericoli   Published in the March 2022 issue of L’Indice dei libri del mese Saul Steinberg 1978. Photo by Evelyn Hofer Versione italiana One of the greatest challenges we encounter when trying to interpret Saul Steinberg’s work is trying to find the right angle of approach. The […]

Ecco “Ecco Milano”!

Rizzoli Lizard (30/11/2021) I am really excited! On November 30th, twenty years since the publication of Manhattan Unfurled and almost 26 years to the day from when I left Milan to move to New York, a journey of sorts is coming full circle: Rizzoli Lizard will publish the accordion-format book of Milan’s skyline titled Ecco […]


Manhattan Unfurled on CBS Sunday Morning: 20 Years Ago

Exactly twenty years ago today, on October 28th, 2001, CBS Sunday Morning aired a five-minute piece on Manhattan Unfurled. It was the result of a long collaboration with producer and writer Ed Forgotson, who had followed Matteo during more than a year while he worked on the project. Both the filming of the actual interview […]

Manhattan Unfurled 20 Years Ago

Random House, October 2001 Twenty years ago this month Random House published Manhattan Unfurled, a 22-foot-long accordion book with 2 drawings depicting the the east and west sides of Manhattan accompanied by a wonderful essay by Paul Goldberger. The instant the book came out, it was already a memory of another era.


At the American Library in Paris

In Conversation with Dina Nayeri Inventing Truth with Words and Lines Whether in art or literature, what does it mean to tell the truth, or a version of the truth? And what might it mean to invent the truth in the service of a higher truth? Looking to Matteo Pericoli’s Windows On Elsewhere: 60 Refugees, 60 […]


Matteo Pericoli a Kilimangiaro (Rai 3)

Camila Raznovich intervista Matteo Pericoli durante la puntata di Kilimangiaro (Rai 3) andata in onda lo scorso 22 Agosto. Si parla di Finestre sull’altrove: 60 vedute per 60 rifugiati, il libro pubblicato di recente da Il Saggiatore, e di vari lavori di Matteo che, a partire dai disegni-rotoli dello skyline di New York e Londra, […]


“Windows on Elsewhere” Official Site

The official website of the Windows on Elsewhere project is online. Windows on Elsewhere: 60 Refugees, 60 Views is a book, exhibition, and limited-edition print project with a collection of 60 window view drawings by Matteo Pericoli, depicting the present window views of sixty persons who were forced to flee their countries. The drawings are […]


Windows on Elsewhere: 60 Refugees, 60 Views

Finally, after 3 years of work, “Windows on Elsewhere: 60 Refugees, 60 Views”, a project I worked on with Art for Amnesty, will be exhibited in Turin. The project is in support of Amnesty International Italia on the occasion of Amnesty’s 60th anniversary. On Wednesday, May 26, the Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo will inaugurate the exhibit of […]