He has been drawing since 1993 the most famous and best seller science-fiction series in Italy. After a few years he began to feel that comics weren’t enough for his art and started making illustrations. Again, he was succesfull. His images, where you can often find a concern for the beauty of naked human form, cover all the range of imagination, from fantasy to science-fiction, passing through horror and thriller, with extreme facility. Max enjoys depicting far alien landscapes, and they are one of the distinctive features of his art, together with his fascinating and graceful warrior women, all of them represented with a deep consideration for contrast and chiaroscuro. He is one of the cover artists of Eura Editoriale and Mondadori, the main italian publishing house. In the evenings he even finds the time to teach Cartoon and Illustration at the Accademia dello Spettacolo in Milan. His work is known all over the world. His fantasy and sci-fi covers have been published in USA, France, Germany, Spain, England, Russia and China (Random House Germany, Games Workshop, Fantasy and Science Fiction Magazine, Heavy Metal, Ast Publisher, among others). In 2004 DIESEL, the famous italian fashion brand, asks him to realize the illustrations for its winter worldwide advertising campaign. In march 2005 Paper Tiger, the well known english publisher of fantasy and sci-fi art books from the best artists all over the world released: “Revelations, The Art of Max Bertolini”, a 128 pages hardcover art book which gathers all the best of the artist.Meanwhile the german publisher MG Publishing has published another art book for the german speaking countries entitled just “The Art of Max Bertolini”.