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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

2013

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2018

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Poster, Jazz Festival Willisau 2013, 2013

This is a poster. It was designed by Annik Troxler and Paula Troxler and published by Jazz Festival Willisau and printed by Sérigraphie Uldry AG.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Annik Troxler as part of Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound.

It is dated 2013. Its medium is screenprint on paper. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

Swiss graphic designer Annik Troxler creates posters each year for the Jazz Festival Willisau, held in a small town in Switzerland. She uses fluid concoctions of line, texture, and color to express the improvised character of jazz. Rather than visualizing specific pieces of music, the posters anticipate the range of music presented in the festivals. The Willisau Jazz Festival was founded in 1975 by Niklaus Troxler, Annik’s father, who designed the posters for thirty-five years. Cooper Hewitt acquired a set of Niklaus Troxler’s Willisau posters in 2009, courtesy of the artist.

This object was catalogued by Julia Pastor. It is credited Courtesy of Annik Troxler.

Its dimensions are

128.3 × 90.8 cm (50 1/2 × 35 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in gray text, vertically, lower right: Grafik: Annik Troxler, Paula Troxler, Druck: Serigraphie Uldry

It is inscribed

Printed in white text, center: JAZZ / FEST / IVAL / WILLISAU; in black, center right: 28 / Aug / -- / 01 / Sept / 13; in black, lower right: www.jazzfestivalwillisau.ch

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