Spanish graphic designs goes on display at an exhibition featuring Spanish film posters of the 1950s – 1970s. The posters were created by the main illustrators and designers who have impacted Spanish graphic art of the time and whose artistic legacy last through time. The selection includes works by Francisco Fernández-Zarza “Jano”, Macario Gómez “Mac”, José María Cruz Novillo or Iván Zulueta.
The exhibition can be visited at the Cervantes Institute in Bucharest between September 6th and October 15th, Monday to Friday between 09:00 and 19:00, and Saturdays between 09:00 and 15:00.
Another event running in parallel at the institute is a series of screenings of films of Spanish director Luis García Berlanga, one of the iconic figures of the Spanish cinema of the 20th century.
Together with Antoni Bardem, he is considered one of Spanish film renovators after the Spanish civil war. Among his films are Welcome Mr. Marshall! or The Executioner. Characteristic of his films are their sense of irony and the satires of different social and political situations.
In 1968, he was head of the jury at the 18th Berlin International Film Festival. In 1986 he received the Prince of Asturias Award for Arts and in 1993 the Goya for best director for Everyone to Jail!
The program of screenings can be checked here.