Through a new partnership with Knockout Licensing, a collection of Michelangelo’s artwork will be made available in Fall 2016
WAUKESHA, Wis. July 11, 2016 – Turner Licensing, an industry leader in sports calendars, stationery, and gift products announced a new partnership with Knockout Licensing which will bring the ‘Michelangelo Collection’ to retail in the U.S., in Fall 2016. Michelangelo is highly recognizable; A number of his works have been recognized as some of the most famous in existence, including the statue of David, the Pieta and the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. The ‘Michelangelo Collection’ will feature an assortment of Michelangelo’s original drawings and sculptural sketches. The product categories will include premium quality gift and specialty items such as 12” x 12” wall calendars, stationery, journals, drinkware, note cards and holiday cards.
“Michelangelo is a Renaissance icon, and Turner Licensing is thrilled to be launching a collection featuring original artwork from a world-renowned and highly recognized artist”, says Michelle Rand, Turner Licensing’s Senior Brand Manager. “The ‘Michelangelo Collection’ offers our consumer an exclusive and aspirational product line that reflects the style, beauty, and grace of his art,” she added. “It will also enable us to build a bridge to connect with the millennial audience, while still being highly relevant to our current consumers.”