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  • Goodbye summer … welcome fall !
    by Joern Weigelt on September 22, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Goodbye summer … welcome fall ! #FallHasCome #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA […]

  • Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999
    by Joern Weigelt on September 21, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999 Swiss poster and advertising designer Herbert Leupin was born in Beinwil am See in 1919. Leupin studied in Basel (1932-1935) and Paris (1936-1937) before opening his own graphic design studio in 1939. He quickly emerged as one of the most important poster artists in Switzerland winning many … Continue reading Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999 […]

  • History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970
    by Joern Weigelt on September 18, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970 On this day in 1970, American musician Jimi Hendrix died after collapsing at a party in London. He was 27 years old. Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, but rose to fame in Britain with his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He was arguably one of the … Continue reading History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970 […]

  • Today is Mexico’s Independence Day
    by Joern Weigelt on September 16, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today is Mexico’s Independence Day Today is September 16 and this fiesta-friendly holiday celebrates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. People of Mexican heritage all over the world commemorate this important event in their country’s history, when Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (known as Father Hidalgoaa) brave Catholic priest in the village of Delores … Continue reading Today is Mexico’s Independence Day […]

  • Affordable Posters – 2021 Summer Sale
    by Joern Weigelt on September 15, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Our Affordable Posters – 2021 Summer Sale is just a few days away. Don’t miss it. All items may be viewed at https://bit.ly/3BtrLXI Inquiries about this original, vintage poster at posterconnection@gmail.com Direct link at https://bit.ly/3jsdgNJ #GraceLine #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign https://goo.gl/YC5rQA … Continue reading Affordable Posters – 2021 Summer Sa […]

  • Switzerland becomes neutral in 1515
    by Joern Weigelt on September 14, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    History: Switzerland becomes neutral in 1515 On this day in 1515, a small confederation in the western Alps decides to keep out of any future armed conflict by means of a declaration, renouncing further wars of aggression and expansion. From then on, neutrality was to be a defining component of the Swiss Confederation, the foundation … Continue reading Switzerland becomes neutral in 1515 […]

  • History: Richard Paul Lohse born in 1902
    by Joern Weigelt on September 13, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Richard Paul Lohse born in 1902 Richard Paul Lohse was born in Zürich in 1902. In 1918, Lohse joined the advertising agency Max Dalang where he trained to be an advertising artist. In the 1930s, his work as a graphic artist and book designer put him among the pioneers of modern Swiss … Continue reading History: Richard Paul Lohse born in 1902 […]

  • Today in History: Ben Shahn born in 1898
    by Joern Weigelt on September 12, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Ben Shahn born in 1898 Ben Shahn (September 12, 1898 – March 14, 1969) was an American painter and graphic artist whose work displayed a combination of realism and abstraction, thus addressing various social and political causes. Shahn immigrated with his family to New York City in 1906. In 1913–17 he worked … Continue reading Today in History: Ben Shahn born in 1898 […]

  • History: Today is the 19th anniversary of 9/11
    by Joern Weigelt on September 11, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    History: Today is the 20th anniversary of 9/11 On the morning of September 11, 2001, a series of 4 coordinated suicide attacks were carried out by the terrorist group, Al Qaeda. 19 militants hijacked 4 California bound airplanes from East Coast cities in the US and used the planes to target major American landmarks. Two … Continue reading History: Today is the 19th anniversary of 9/11 […]

  • Today in History: Burkhard Mangold born in 1873
    by Joern Weigelt on September 10, 2021 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Burkhard Mangold born in 1873 On this day in 1873, the Swiss artist was born in Basel, Switzerland. Mangold worked as a designer, glass painter, and poster artist. He initially studied and worked as a painter in Basel (1890-1893) before traveling to Paris (1894) and moving to Munich (1894-1900) where his work … Continue reading Today in History: Burkhard Mangold born in 1873 […]