PKZ Fashion Store, Niklaus Stoecklin
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PKZ Fashion Store

Artist: Niklaus Stoecklin
Year: 1934
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″
Price: CHF1600

About this poster

It is hard to find better advertising than the "object posters" created in Basel from the 1940s to 1960s. One of the most highly praised posters is the Magritte-inspired image for the Swiss fashion company PKZ created by Niklaus Stoecklin. Stoecklin is considered one of Switzerland’s pioneers in poster art. He studied the modern graphic style in Munich and was heavily influenced by Ludwig Hohlwein, who was considered by many to be the greatest German poster artist.

Artist: Niklaus Stoecklin

Niklaus STOECKLIN was born in Basel in 1896 and died in 1982.

Stoecklin’s first teacher in Basel was Burkhard Mangold who heavily influenced his style. He studied at the Basel School of Arts and Craft and created his first ‘object poster’ in 1922. He then studied the modern graphic style in Munich and became influenced by Ludwig Hohlwein and the Purist style of the great Swiss architect and designer L... more

Niklaus STOECKLIN was born in Basel in 1896 and died in 1982.

Stoecklin’s first teacher in Basel was Burkhard Mangold who heavily influenced his styl ...

e. He studied at the Basel School of Arts and Craft and created his first ‘object poster’ in 1922. He then studied the modern graphic style in Munich and became influenced by Ludwig Hohlwein and the Purist style of the great Swiss architect and designer L... more
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