Events

The Magic of Things


Opening

Tuesday, 28.8.2012, 7 pm

Discussions in the exhibition (in German)

Wednesday, 5 September 2012, 6 pm
The need for thrift and seduction through purchasing power: Switzerland on its way to the consumer society in the 1940s and 1950s
Jakob Tanner, historian, professor at Zurich University, and Bettina Richter, curator of the exhibition and of the Poster Collection

Wednesday, 24 October 2012, 6 pm
Focus on product advertising: from the object poster to lifestyle advertising
Remy Fabrikant, visual designer CEO JWT/FABRIKANT, and Christian Brändle, Director Museum für Gestaltung Zürich

Wednesday, 28 November 2012, 6 pm
A new view of the world? New Objectivity, the object poster and object photography
Guido Magnaguagno, art historian, former Director of the Museum Tinguely Basel, and Bettina Richter, curator of the exhibition and of the Poster Collection

Wednesday, 12 December 2012, 6 pm
The magic of things today
Martin Woodtli, visual designer, und Bettina Richter, curator of the exhibition and of the Poster Collection

Guided tours (in German)

Sunday, 11 am: 2./16./30.9., 7./14./21./28.10., 11./25.11., 9./23.12.2012, 6.1.2013
Wednesday, 6 pm: 19./26.9., 3./10./17./31.10., 14.11.2012

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