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Emmanuel Polanco / M le Monde / France

Emmanuel Polanco has illustrated the article on the brand on fashion engaged for M le Monde magazine of the 9th of June 2017.

Emmanuel Polanco / Management special issue / France

Series of illustrations for the special edition of Le leadership au féminin (Female Leadership) of Management magazine, for the June 2017 issue created by Emmanuel Polanco.

Emmanuel Polanco / Theater an der Wien / Austria

Emmanuel Polanco created more than 20 illustrations for 2017-2018 season of Theater an der Wien, the new opera house, in Austria. Here are some of the illustrations fron the program. The posters will be promoted on september 2017; so be patient!

Emmanuel Polanco / The Colagene experience according to our clients.

Emmanuel POLANCO knows just how to convey complex ideas in innovative and exceedingly beautiful ways. I can always expect the best from him. And it’s truly a pleasure too to work with Alex Pham, who keeps projects on track!

- Kimberly LUM, Designer, Institutional Investor Magazine, New York

Emmanuel Polanco / CommArts 2017 award

You had already loved in 2016 the poster "Of Mice and Men" by Emmanuel Polanco for The Steppenwolf Theatre Company, so for 2017 this poster has again won an award of Communication Arts’ annual 2017 Design Competition. Look at the video where John Malkovich comments the project of the 40th anniversary of The Steppenwolf and you will discover that this poster is, as a Sir J. Malkovich said it himself, "really f ** king cool" as he hung on it in his magnificent bathroom. Again, Thanks to The Steppenwolf Theatre CompanyOgilvy and Mather Chicago crew and Sir John Malkovich!

Emmanuel Polanco / Management special issue

Series of illustrations and cover created by Emmanuel Polanco for the special issue Create your own business in 2017 for the Management magazine. Last year, it was Damien Vignaux who had created them about the expats.

Emmanuel Polanco / GQ France

Emmanuel Polanco illustrates the article The new snipers of the right for GQ France. A subject on the future "strong men" of the right to watch over the next few years.

Emmanuel Polanco / Steppenwolf Theater's poster / Chicago

You wonder who was the lucky one? Emmanuel Polanco kinked John Malkovich who hung his work - one of the 40 print poster for the 40th anniversary of the Steppenwolf Theater in Chicago - in the magnificent bathroom of the actor! John Malkovich speaks about it with his words, which you can listen to and see here.

And the icing on the cake, this poster won already 1 prize at the Competition 2016 Communication Arts ' annual Design and it is also in the running in the CLIO Awards on 2016.

Emmanuel Polanco / L'Express / France

Series of 12 illustrations for the Investments section of l'Express magazine realized by Emmanuel Polanco.

Emmanuel Polanco / GQ France

Emmanuel Polanco's illustration for the article Profession:​ Profiler of GQ magazine France.

Emmanuel Polanco / Femme Majuscule magazine

The words that deceive us: This is the subject of very last society report of the Femme Majuscule magazine, illustrated by Emmanuel Polanco.

Emmanuel Polanco / L'Obs magazine

Last December, Emmanuel Polanco illustrated for the weekly magazine L'OBS, on the subject of the hour in France: The current state of emergency.

 

Emmanuel Polanco / Callisto Media

Emmanuel Polanco illustrates for the book of the Lightning Guides Russia: Putin’s Playground: Empire, Revolution, and the New Tzar. We find Vladimir Putin’s accomplishments, going from the Olympics of Sochi to the international, political and commercial relations.

Emmanuel Polanco / Institutional Investor magazine / New York, NY

Magnificent full page, powerful and striking for the Institutional Investor magazine October issue created by Emmanuel Polanco. The article deals with the American bonds market of 8 trillions of dollars, as well as its new regulations and its technological breakthroughs.

Emmanuel Polanco / L'Obs magazine / Paris

The article illustrated by Emmanuel Polanco raises the question of the immigration of today with regard to the immigration of the last century. Is it the same? France will be up to it in front of this new immigration and also face to the expansion of the extreme right and the FN (Front National). All these questions are put in perspective by the publication of Jean Daniel's book (founder and now editorial writer of Le Nouvel Observateur magazine, become L’Obs) “Mirrors of a life”.

Emmanuel Polanco / L'Obs magazine / Paris

Emmanuel Polanco illustrated a debate questionning if Michel Foucault was a neoliberal philosopher and published in one of French magazine L'Obs's summer issues. 

Emmanuel Polanco / Ateliers d'Art Magazine / Paris

Never better trained than by yourself? This is the theme of a survey on self-education published in Studios of French magazine Ateliers d'Art, and illustrated by Emmanuel Polanco in an uncluttered and poetic style.

Emmanuel Polanco / Global Brief Magazine / Canada

Yes, all the subjects are possible to illustrate, even the most delicate. Emmanuel Polanco shows us once again, in this article about the big lessons of the Arab Spring of the Global Brief magazine. To read the article in French it is here.

Emmanuel Polanco / L'Obs magazine / Paris

The freedom of expression, a topical subject for the last debate of the magazine the Ob, illustrated by Emmanuel Polanco: the useful idiots of the FN (Front National).

Emmanuel Polanco / Femme Majuscule magazine / Paris

Symbolic illustration as Emmanuel Polanco knows how to do the best, to represent a social discussion around the following question : "Sexuality, are we still free?" published in Femme Majuscule French magazine.

Emmanuel Polanco / M Le Monde magazine / Paris

Here are 2 illustrations that, unfortunately, haven't been published because of an editorial contents change. But, as the client and us found the images particularly beautiful, we decided to share them with you. The subject Emmanuel Polanco illustrated deals with the celebrities and their psychoanalyses.

Emmanuel Polanco / Institutional Investor magazine / New York

In the last Institutional Investors magazine issue, Emmanuel Polanco found a brilliant way to illustrate the current situation of the Greek banks helping the economy to get back on track. It is all in symbolism that he shares with us his singular vision of this economic situation.

Emmanuel Polanco / Le Journal du CNRS / Paris

Emmanuel Polanco illustrated the opening of En personne - Grand Format - En action - En idées column for the August 2014 issue of CNRS review.

Emmanuel Polanco / Institutional Investor magazine / USA

Once again, Emmanuel Polanco created a strong and significant visual for the Institutional Investor magazine. Many cultural symbols have been used to illustrate the article Global Market Thought Leaders, a text about the influences of politics in world markets.

Emmanuel Polanco / Philosophy Magazine Germany : German philosopher Martin Heidegger / Berlin

Here is an audacious portrait and 2 symbolic illustrations about the German philosopher Martin Heidegger. They were created for the magazine Philosophie (Germany) by Emmanuel Polanco, one of the collage artists at the clinic. To discover more portraits and conceptual illustrations by Emmanuel, take a look at his latest collaborations.

Emmanuel Polanco / Institutional Investor Magazine / USA

Emmanuel Polanco had to come up with a concept for an illustration published in the Institutional Investor magazine. It has to represent the article: "Global Market Thought Leaders", a story about why investors should reconsider investing in emerging markets stocks despite any skittishness over volatility in those markets, especially in high-risk stocks, which are trading at historically low prices while offering high potential returns.

Emmanuel Polanco / Les Inrocks / Paris

Emmanuel Polanco continues to work with the weekly French magazine Les Inrocks. Here is a selection of the latest topics that have been given to him. Emmanuel explains: "This series is for the "ideas" section for the triple issue of the end of the year. I illustrated two keywords to describe the ideas of the year: the first is about burnout and the second on discretion."

Emmanuel Polanco / Les Inrocks / Paris

Emmanuel Polanco continues his collaboration with the French weekly magazine Inrocks. This is the latest topic that was given to him, he explains: The title of the article is "All spies, high-tech file"; how new technologies enable citizens to have the resources to spy on each other (Facebook stalking, etc.) and how certain military technologies become accessible to the general public (drone), and also how states (including the USA) monitor its citizens (snowden, etc.).

Emmanuel Polanco / Weekly Magazine: Les Inrocks / Paris

New collaboration for Emmanuel Polanco with the French weekly magazine Les Inrocks. Two first topics were given to him this month: 

Co-author with Toni Negri of major political and philosophical reflections of the 2000s – Empire, Multitude –, Michael Hardt thinks the spirit of resistance and revolt that blows around the world.

And the article: We do not necessarily have to pay our debts
Anthropologist, historian, university professor, David Graeber is also an activist who wrote books on the anarchism and participated in the creation of the movement Occupy Wall street.

 

Emmanuel Polanco / Welcome back! / Paris

Emmanuel Polanco is back at Colagene! After having dedicated his personal projects in publishing, he returns with an even more sublime portfolio.
Emmanuel Polanco is an author, an illustrator and an artist living in Paris. He works for magazines (Time Magazine, Los Angeles Times…), theatre (Royal Shakespeare Company...) and publishing companies. He had published "Les animaux dans la neige" and "Petite Alice aux merveilles" for Gallimard Jeunesse/Giboulées. His work techniques are numeric and traditional collage, he uses paint, pencil and India ink.