Lutz Backes Bubec

Lutz Backes Bubec

Mannheim, 1938
On the one hand his technical training (he is an industrial expert), on the other a strong and decisive artistic vocation, which led him to study acting and singing (in particular, chanson) and then to write texts for widely represented cabarets, comedies and sketches, as well as humorous books and short stories. But he also became an appreciated illustrator: totally self-taught, he gradually developed a passion for political caricatures and portraits which he signed with his real name until 1976, when he adopted the pseudonym "Bubec", with which he became internationally famous. A curiosity (further confirming his eclecticism): in 1967 he designed one of the most recognized logos in the world, the one for Puma sporting goods. He lives in Nuremberg.

The drawings

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The event could not have lasted for over fifty years without the contribution of numerous "volunteers" and "precepts" who brought enthusiasm and desire to do whatever the task received, with nineteenth-century shifts! From the choice of the drawings, to the preparation of the panels (always the same every year), to the posting with various pins of the hundreds of drawings up to the presence on stage.

We therefore want to thank, in absolutely no order but with equal contributions, all those who come to mind, apologizing if we miss some, but we are ready to fix it!

Sponsors: Agnesi, Olio Calvi, Olio Carli, Pallanca, Martini & Rossi, Atkinsons, Seat - Pagine Gialle, Fiat, Citizen, La Stampa, Radio Montecarlo, etc.

The accommodation activities, Chez Louis, Bar GP, La Vecchia, Mino du Re Dolceacqua, Terme di Pigna, Ristorante Cacciatori Imperia, Hotel Michelin,

Presenters: Luisella Berrino, Cesare Viazzi, Roberto Basso (Rama di Palma d'Oro 1985)

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