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

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

 26. November 2018 von 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 very modest Swiss poster from the same time, continuing with Ferdinand Hodler and the following catch-up thanks to Burkhard Mangold, Emil Cardinaux, Otto Baumberger, Niklaus Stoecklin, Herbert Matter…