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The essence of PLACART

  26. February 2019 by Tomas Rabara

The Neue Zürcher Zeitung’s style magazine “Z” mentions in its first issue 2019 the recent opening of PLACART, focusing on the essence of the gallery: “Original Vintage Posters”, “Le Corbusier’s artistic œuvre”, “at the heart of Zurich”, “profound conoisseur” — accompanied by the poster that Fritz Bühler designed for the Swiss zipper company Riri 1949. […]

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«Kunsthaus Zürich 1938»: LC’s first Original Lithograph in color, hand-signed

  7. December 2018 by Tomas Rabara

Only recently available, the best of both worlds: The first Original Lithograph in color by Le Corbusier was a poster that he designed for his exhibition «Œuvre Plastique» 1938 at the Kunsthaus Zürich (100×71 cm); the print run was only 100 exemplars – and this one is moreover even hand-signed by LC as well as […]

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Switzerland’s catch-up – by Dr. Bettina Richter

  26. November 2018 by Tomas Rabara

Bettina Richter, curator of the poster collection of the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, giving our guests on the occasion of the opening of PLACART a diverting overall picture of developments in Swiss poster history on the basis of available posters on-site – commencing with Jules Chéret’s «Palais de Glace» from 1893 and a by comparison […]

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