Petrantoni is a multifaceted and surprising artist, illustrator and art director. The world's biggest magazines have had him on their covers at least once, from The New York Times to NewsWeek, from Vogue to Style Magazine, GQ and Vanity Fair. His works are exhibited in some of the most important contemporary art galleries in the world and have won him prestigious awards including the V&A Illustration Awards, London International Awards, New York Festival, American Illustration. After studying graphic arts in Milan, he moved to France to work as Art director at Young & Rubicam. Back in Italy, after a period in the biggest communication agencies, he abandoned advertising to devote himself completely to illustration.