Swiss National Exhibition Berne – May to October 1914, Emil Cardinaux
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Swiss National Exhibition Berne – May to October 1914

Artist: Emil Cardinaux
Year: 1914
Size: 90 x 63 cm / 35.4 x 24.8″
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This poster for the Swiss National Exhibition of 1914 in Bern designed by the poster master Emil Cardinaux made history: to create a green horse to advertise a national fair was at the time judged as an “affront” by the rather conservative public but highly praised as an idea by the avant-garde. It has become one of the most important works in Swiss poster history.

Artist: Emil Cardinaux

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more

Emil CARDINAUX (1877 Bern 1936)

Towards the end of the 19th century, the Swiss art scene underwent thorough transformation. The central figure in this ...

development was the painter Ferdinand Hodler. He was the first among Swiss artists who dared to radically be himself. Even though Hodler never took on students, the art world soon coined the term “Hodlerians” for a small group of Bernese artists. What the... more
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