The Swiss Poster:
Art of Ten Masters

Armin Hofmann Melchior ImbodenJean Benoît LévyBruno Monguzzi
Josef Müller-BrockmannRalph SchraivogelRosemarie Tissi
Niklaus Troxler Wolfgang WeingartCornel Windlin

Bez Ocko, Guest Curator
Assistant Professor, Fine Arts, Art History and Humanities Department

February 5 - March 28, 2002
Emily Lowe Gallery

The following are selected posters from the exhibition.

For views of the exhibition click here.


Armin Hofmann
William Tell Outdoor Theater Poster, 1963

Armin Hofmann
Stadt Theater Basel, Theater Season Poster, 1961
(photo: Merkle)

Melchior Imboden
30 Years, Exhibition Poster
Chäslager, Stans, 1997

Jean Benoît Lévy
Bösch Watch and Jewelry Store
Basel, 1997
(photo-graphics: Franz Werner)

Jean Benoît Lévy
Waiting for Godot Theater Poster
Freilufttheater Marat/Sade, 1994
(photo: Stefan Meichtry)

Jean Benoît Lévy
Happy New Years, Basel, 2000
(photo: Tom Wedell)

Bruno Monguzzi
Consonanze: Echoes and Reflections from Our Collection, Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, 2000

Bruno Monguzzi
Museum of Art and Architecture
Museo Cantonale d'Arte, Lugano, 1992

Josef Müller-Brockmann
Neue Zürich Zeitung, 1972
(Newspaper poster from series of three)

Josef Müller-Brockmann
Akari Exhibition Poster
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich, 1975

Josef Müller-Brockmann
Musica Viva Concert Poster
Zurich Tonhalle, 1959

Ralph Schraivogel
Die Welt im Kasten: from the Camera Obscura to Audiovision Exhibition Poster
Strauhof Museum, Zurich, 1994

Ralph Schraivogel
Henry Van de Velde Exhibition Poster
Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, 1993

Rosemarie Tissi
Serendaden '96 Concert Poster
Villa Schönberg, Zurich, 1996

Rosemarie Tissi
Samurai Sword Ornamentation Exhibition Poster
Museum Rietberg, Zurich, 1995

Niklaus Troxler
A Visual Call to Action for Switzerland's Entry into the European Union, 1996

Niklaus Troxler
Echoes of Techno Concert Poster
Willisau, 2001

Wolfgang Weingart
The Swiss Poster 1900-1983
Book Poster, Birkhäuser Publisher, 1983

Wolfgang Weingart
Writing Art Exhibition Poster
Kunstgewerbemuseum, Zurich, 1981

Cornel Windlin
Die Schweizer Autobahn Exhibition Poster
Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, 1999
(photo: Nicolas Faure)

Cornel Windlin
Medium Exhibition Poster
Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, 1998
with Gilles Gavillet

Cornel Windlin
Universal Exhibition Poster
Museum für Gestaltung, Zurich, 1996