Category: Art

2. August 2018

20th / 21st century | Art

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The Sun of St. Moritz by Walter Herdeg

The sun and lettering in the design of the resort town of St. Moritz is the oldest still-used tourism trademark in the world. The symbol and logo were created in 1932 by Zurich graphic designer Walter Herdeg.

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4. June 2018

20th / 21st century | Culture

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Ornaments divided opinion

In the nineteenth century, a heated debate broke out about ornaments and their production. The issue dominated the world of art and culture and was a turning point in the aesthetics of modernity.

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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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