The Swiss Poster – 1900-1983, Wolfgang Weingart
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The Swiss Poster – 1900-1983

Artist: Wolfgang Weingart
Year: 1983
Size: 128 x 90 cm / 50.4 x 35.4″

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This is the famous poster for the book on the 1983 exhibition of Bruno Margadant’s Swiss poster collection in Basel. Wolfgang Weingart created this unique poster with a montage of iconic symbols of Switzerland, such as the white cross of its flag, the red cross and the Matterhorn above Zermatt. This version features the title in German and in French.

Artist: Wolfgang Weingart

Wolfgang Weingart: The Simpler the Assignment, the more Difficult the Solution.

Wolfgang Weingart was born in 1941 in Germany and for the first thirteen years of his life he lived near Lake Constance, close to the Swiss border. In 1954, the family moved to Portugal and lived in Lisbon for two years. In 1958 Weingart began a two-year course in the field of applied art and design at the Merz Academy in Stuttg... more

Wolfgang Weingart: The Simpler the Assignment, the more Difficult the Solution.

Wolfgang Weingart was born in 1941 in Germany and for the first thirte ...

en years of his life he lived near Lake Constance, close to the Swiss border. In 1954, the family moved to Portugal and lived in Lisbon for two years. In 1958 Weingart began a two-year course in the field of applied art and design at the Merz Academy in Stuttg... more
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