Category: Culture

16. April 2018

20th / 21st century | Photography

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The vibrancy of Sechseläuten 100 years ago

Five early colour photos from 1914 show just how colourful the Zurich spring festival was even 100 years ago.

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20. March 2018

20th / 21st century | Economy

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The watch of Presidents

In 1947, watch brand VULCAIN launched the world’s first wristwatch with built-in alarm that could be mass-produced. The “Cricket” became a symbol of the post-war period and has gone down in watchmaking history as the “President’s Watch”.

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14. December 2017

Modern Age | Review

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Opulence and openness

A cultural history of opera at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

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7. December 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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On the road with Rosmarie Tissi

Rosmarie Tissi, graphic designer for almost 60 years, talks about her work, experiences and views.

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16. November 2017

20th / 21st century | Series: Swiss Graphic Design

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Art & cuisine

Food and drink played a central role in the life and work of the painter, commercial artist, “Nebelspalter” magazine caricaturist, book artist and legendary artists’ masked balls decorator Willi Rieser.

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