Category: Art

11. October 2017

20th / 21st century | Economy

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A near miss – the story of a banknote

A near miss: the story of a banknote that almost made it into every Swiss person’s wallet.

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5. October 2017

20th / 21st century | Art

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Video art and “scene groove”

Members of the video scene of the 1980s were not only politically committed. They also created artistic and experimental videos.

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27. September 2017

20th / 21st century | Art

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Classic Design

Swiss designer Willy Guhl created in the 50s a chair of cement. Amazingly it was very comfortable.

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19. September 2017

Modern Age | Church

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The Register of Benefactors – an Early Modern book of sponsors

Sponsor boards are omnipresent at sporting, cultural and musical events these days. Even Einsiedeln Abbey received sponsorship. In return its sponsors found themselves in a manuscript known as the “Register of Benefactors”.

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9. August 2017

20th / 21st century | Collection

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Landi Chair

The Landi chair is considered a design icon not least because of its striking holes. The history of a seating accommodation…

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