Tullio Pericoli - (Colli del Tronto, 1936). He has lived and worked in Milan since 1961. Since 1995 his job as a set and costume designer has taken him to the Zurich Opernhaus, the Teatro Studio and La Scala in Milan. His works have been exhibited in Italy and abroad, in private galleries and museums including the Museo Nazionale at Palazzo Venezia, the Museo dell’Ara Pacis in Rome, the Oscar Wilde House in Dublin and the Museo d’Arte Contemporanea Osvaldo Licini of Ascoli Piceno. In 1984 he started a collaboration – still ongoing – with La Repubblica. His portraits, mainly of literary and cultural figures, have been featured in many books and exhibitions both in Italy and abroad.