Kurt Hauert “Linie Form Klang (Line Form Sound) “

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poster for Kurt Hauert “Linie Form Klang (Line Form Sound) “

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Kurt Hauert, born in 1924 in Aarau, Switzerland, is a graphic designer, educator and visual artist. His prolific design practice spans multiple decades and can be seen expressed in his posters, catalogues and exhibitions. Hauert attended Allgemeine Gewerbeschule Basel (AGS) in the late 1940s where, soon after, in 1950, he began teaching alongside notable figures such as Emil Ruder and Armin Hofmann. Hauert continued to share his creative pursuits with students at AGS for 35 years, placing an emphasis on honing a “discerning eye.” Since his retirement in 1988, he has continued to pursue drawing. This exhibition, organized mainly by typographer and graphic designer Helmut Schmid, a former student of Hauert’s, includes the early typographic work “five squares on an adventure” (1956), posters and catalogues, and the more recent “Trial” drawings, produced using computer software.

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from 3月 17, 2017 to 4月 02, 2017
Exhibition Hours: Mondays, Fridays 15:00-20:00, Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays 13:30-20:00. Closed on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Opening Reception on 2017-03-18 from 18:00 to 19:30

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Kurt Hauert

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