Luis de Horna
1971 and will be continued until October be
cause of its eminent success. He is not the
only Spaniard, however: a number of years
ago our interest was attracted by the F.A.D.,
a very creative group of graphic designers in
Barcelona. Before long, we published some
special features about Pla Narbona and Ger-
vasio Gallardo whose fame has meanwhile
spread even to the USA. One day we sent our
friend Pla Narbona a letter requesting him to
communicate the names of fellow-artists
whose work would be suitable for publication
in Gebrauchsgraphik. Thereupon he
warmly recommended Luis de Horna who
signs his illustrations with Amalito.
«Okay,» we replied, «tell him to send us
some samples. Soon afterwards we received
some of de Horna's amusing, witty and
satirical creations. We liked them a lot. And
so we sent a written request to submit ad
ditional information to de Horna's Salamanca
address. But the letter was returned with the
postal stamp: Present address unknown.
Weeks later de Horna wrote - from a new
1 Illustration ausdem Buch«Die Erzahlungen von Sarampión» («Loscuentos
del Sarampión»), Verlag ANAYA S. A.
2-10 Buchillustrationen für ein Kinderbilderbuch zum Thema Das Leben
1 Illustration from the book «The Tales of Sarampión («Los cuentos del
Sarampión»), published byANAYAS.A.
2-10 Illustrations for a children's book «The Life of Christ» (unpublished)
1 Illustration pour« Les contes de Sarampión» («Loscuentos del Sarampión»),
Editions ANAYA S. A.
2-10 Illustrations pour un livre d'enfants surLa vie du Christ» (inédites)