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Poster, Intimities 2009, Jazz Festival Willisau, 2009

This is a Poster. It was designed by Annik Troxler.

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 2009. 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

125.1 × 90.8 cm (49 1/4 × 35 3/4 in.)

It is signed

Printed in blue text, vertically, lower right: Grafik: Annik Troxler / Druck: Serigraphie Uldry

It is inscribed

Printed in blue text, center: INT / IMIT / IES; in blue, lower margin: INTIMITIES 2009, JAZZ FESTIVAL WILLISAU, KONZERTE IN DER STADTMÜHLE: [in green] FR, 28. AUG. 18.00: PETER SCHÄRLI, TP, FH – CHRISTIAN WEBER, B / SA, 29. AUG. 11.00: HANS KENNEL, TP, FH, BÜCHEL ¬¬¬-- ANDREAS BROGER CL, AS / SO, 30. AUG. 11.00: MAYA HOMBURGER, VIOL -- BARRY GUY, B

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Hear, See, Play: Designing with Sound.

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