Paolo Garretto Was My Pen Pal
In the 1980s, a few years before his death, the great Italian caricaturist Paolo Garretto was my pen pal. We corresponded at least twice a month, usually with him sending me stories of his past life in Italy, New York and Monaco, where he lived to the end. I wrote a few stories about his life (including this one for Print), which included designing uniforms for Mussolini’s body guards and defining a style of art deco design.
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