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Thalys - 25th anniversary

Publication year2021 AD
Used techniqueOffset printing
PaperModigliani Insize Neve 270gr fine art paper
EditionSigned, Numbered, 810 copies
CommentsFor the 25th anniversary of Thalys, François Schuiten made this print, published by Atlantic12 exclusively for Thalys in 2021.

In the video posted by Thalys, François Schuiten explains that the train changes distances. That's why this print has landmarks of Paris and Brussels in one image: brought together by the Thalys.


In May 2021 François Schuiten posted some of the concept drawings on the social media.

Printing & handling process

Publisher Atlantic12 posted a video of the printing process and the signing of the prints.

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