Jose Cruz Novillo

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    About the artist

    1936: Born in Cuenca
    1957: He abandoned his law studies and enters as an artist in advertising Clarín
    1959: He began to work as an industrial designer in SEDI (society of studies of the design industry)
    1963: He was selected to be part of the team of artists of the Spain Pavilion at the world fair of New York
    1965: As creative director, he abandoned Clarín and creates the CNO Design Studio.
    1969: He founded his own design studio that will come out, among other things, the corporate images of institutions and companies like postal, Banco Pastor, Pórtland Valderrivas, Urbis, Treasury, Comunidad de Madrid, PSOE, COPE, El Mundo...
    1978: It receives the Laus Prize for the design of the new Visual identity for mails.

    Was born in Cuenca in 1936. In 1957, he left his law studies and enters as an artist in advertising Clarin, living since then in Madrid. In 1959 he began to work as an industrial designer in SEDI (society of studies of the design industry). Four years later is selected to be part of the team of artists of the Spain Pavilion in the of New York world fair, making also a film of animation for the promotion of the Pavilion in collaboration with painter Cardenas.

    < P style = "TEXT-ALIGN: justify; LINE-HEIGHT: 150%" class = Style2 align = justify > in 1965, being creative director, abandons Clarín and creates the CNO Design Studio. In 1969 he founded his own design studio that will come out, among other things, the corporate images of institutions and companies like postal, Banco Pastor, Pórtland Valderrivas, Urbis, Treasury, Comunidad de Madrid, PSOE, COPE, El Mundo, El Economista, antenna 3 Radio, Endesa, constructions and contracts, Ministry of education, 5th centenary of the discovery of America, banknotes of the Bank of Spain, RENFE, VisionlabFoundation eleven, Repsol-YPF, etc.

    designed the posters of films such as the South, the spirit of the Beehive, Pascual Duarte, El Desengaño, Cría Cuervos, Las letters from Alou, a step station, family, neighborhood, Mondays in the Sun, and many others.

    < P class = Style2 align = justify > in 1972 made an exhibition in the Gallery Skira in Madrid, exhibiting regularly since then his paintings, sculptures, engravings... In 1977 he participated with a personal room in the international São Paulo biennial. He has participated in the FIAC art fairs of Paris, Bassel Art Basel, Art Cologne in Cologne, and in arc of virtually uninterrupted since 1985, almost always in the hands of his gallery owner Evelyn Botella.

    < P class = Style2 align = justify > in 1978 receives the Laus Prize for the design of the new Visual identity for mailings and in 2006 the FAD medal. It is also Prize for painting Caja Castilla - La Mancha, national prize of design 1997. In 2009 he was appointed academician of the Royal Academy of fine arts.

    < P class = Style2 align = justify > Cruz Novillo is a visual artist with more than forty years of professional career, the last of which have focused on the development of the concept "Diaphragm", name that encompasses multiple formats of works whose common characteristic is the combination of a variable number of monochromatic, sound, photographic or three-dimensional elements. Just completed a "diaphragm Decafonico of digits" on the facades of the National Institute of statistics, in Madrid.

    in 1978 receives the Laus Prize for the design of the new Visual identity for email.

    painting Prize Caja Castilla - La Mancha

    medal FAD 2006.

    is national prize of design 1997.

    academic of fine arts.


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