We are delighted to offer you inspiration for last-minute Christmas gifts for your family and friends: discover the extraordinary avant-garde designer Charlotte Perriand, a unique survey of pop art in Switzerland, striking images by Swiss photgrapher Roger Wehrli, and much more!

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Charlotte Perriand

Charlotte Perriand is one of the foremost figures in twentieth century interior design. Together with her contemporaries and collaborators such as Pierre Jeanneret, Le Corbusier, or Jean Prouvé, she created many pieces of furniture that have become icons. Three of planned four volumes of this definitive monograph are now available, documenting Perriand’s impressive work and career lavishly illustrated and with previously unpublished material!

Volume 3: 1956–1968
ISBN 978-3-85881-748-8 English
Volume 2: 1940–1955
ISBN 978-3-85881-747-1 English
Volume 1: 1903–1940
ISBN 978-3-85881-746-4 English

CHF 120.00 | EUR 120.00

Mexican Graphic Art

This beautifully illustrated book, designed and produced in collaboration with the Kunsthaus Zurich, offers an unique insight into the history and richness of Mexican graphic art from the late nineteenth century to the 1970s.

ISBN 978-3-85881-799-0 English
ISBN 978-3-85881-554-5 German

CHF 39.00 | EUR 38.00

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Swiss Pop Art

When we think of pop art, we think of the vanguard American pop artists: Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, or Robert Rauschenberg. Less well known—but well worth discovering—are the Swiss artists who contributed to this international movement of pivotal importance, taking up the trends coming out of the United States and Britain and developing a distinctly Swiss school of pop art.

ISBN 978-3-85881-536-1 Englisch, German, French

CHF 69.00 | EUR 68.00

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Roger Wehrli. Bilbao

In his Bilbao series, Swiss photographer Roger Wehrli tells a compelling a story of decline and rebirth. What was Spain's most polluted city in the 1980s has transformed into a model for former industrial centres througout Europe. Wehrli has captured the place's enigmatic energy before the famous Bilbao-effect set in.

ISBN 978-3-85881-535-4 English / German

CHF 39.00 | EUR 38.00

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Rebel Video

During the 1970s and 1980s, the independent community media and various youth movements across Europe discovered the video tape as a medium and as means to express their protesting mood and concerns. This book portrays protagonists of this activist movement in London, Basel, Berne, Lausanne, and Zurich, documenting what topics and concerns the creative rowdies picked-up and the lasting effect their work has until today.

ISBN 978-3-85881-801-0 English
ISBN 978-3-85881-556-9 German

CHF 39.00 | EUR 38.00

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Dhaka Memories or Lost

Dhaka, one of the largest settlements in the world, is a theater of oddities. Once a garden city, its growth has outpaced any notion of order or sustainability, and in the wake of this fast, ad-hoc development, the records of what it once was and who lived here have been lost. The architect Kashef Chowdhury has captured the everyday life in the megalopolis in sketches made in dark alleys and on inaccessible riversides; from a rickshaw or from rooftops; in the dead of the night or drenched in monsoon.

ISBN 978-3-85881-787-7 English

CHF 39.00 | EUR 38.00

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Barbara Davi—Train of Thought

Swiss artist Barbara Davi preferred media are installation and photo-collage. Using wooden slats or a table, lines or a circular shape, light beams or a shadow, Davi creates quasi-drawings in space and images of a magical, almost three-dimensional depth. Her motifs emerge from a sequence of deliberations, from her "train of thought". This first monograph presents her striking work from the past ten years.

ISBN 978-3-85881-560-6 English / German

CHF 39.00 | EUR 38.00

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