Herbert Leupin

Seduction, Wit, and Poetry

15.07.2016 - 09.10.2016
Tue-Sun 10am-5pm,
Wed 10am-8pm
Nordwand, Schaudepot, Toni-Areal, Pfingstweidstrasse 96

In the entrance hall of the Toni-Areal a 140 m2 wall is reserved for Museum's presentations. 

Whether for Pepita, Bata or Milka, Herbert Leupin, a poster designer from the early days of advertising, knew how to combine professional handcraft, strategic advertising requirements and a design approach. By presenting everyday things in a sensual way he lent them a fascinating aura. Filled with humor and poetry, his sketchily jotted picture stories are among the icons of poster history. To mark the 100th anniversary of Herbert Leupin’s birth the museum pays tribute to one of Switzerland’s most popular poster designers.

Opening
Thursday, 14 July, 7 pm
Opening together with "Building Worlds Models for Designing, Collecting, Reflecting".

Publication
Herbert Leupin "Poster Collection" 28
Museum für Gestaltung (Ed.), Lars Müller Publishers, CHF 25,
available at our museum's shop.

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