Olivier Tallec’s Albertine Sketch

In September 2018, illustrator Olivier Tallec visited the Albertine bookstore in New York City. Following his visit, he created this illustration, as part of a series of commissioned works by French illustrators who have visited the Albertine bookstore at the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in New York.

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Olivier Tallec is an illustrator based in Paris. Following his graduation from the École Supérieure d’Arts Graphiques, he worked in advertising as a graphic designer. He has subsequently devoted himself to illustration and has illustrated more than sixty books, including Who Done It? (Chronicle Books LLC) and Louis I, King of the Sheep (Enchanted Lion Books).

You can visit him on the web at oliviertallec.fr.



972 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10075

Albertine is accessible by subway (4, 5, 6 trains at 86th Street and 6 train at 77th Street) and by bus (M79, M1, M2, M3, M4).


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