Rizoli New York is set to publish a graphic novel by Paris street artist Fafi. Titled “The Carmine Vault”, it is sure to please the fans and convert the uninitiated. Hitting the shelves in April of 2012.
Centered around a character called Birtak and his desire to join the Paris Opéra Ballet, The Carmine Vault brings to life Fafi’s colorful and irreverent world for the first time in a lavish graphic-novel format. Combining comic book elements with the prestige and allure of art books, the book employs elegant compositions and innovative printing effects to reproduce vivid, never-before-seen work from this celebrated artist.