Issue 7/8 - Digital Version


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April / May / June 1945
Cover Image by Werner Bischof

Graphis magazine Issue 7/8 tackles a number of international graphic art interests, including Maillol as a Draughtsman, written by Dr. Erwin Gradmann; Dr. A. Bruckner's exploration of Flags; English Advertising in War, by C.F.O.Clarke; Dr. Albert Baur's story on Japanese Matchboxes; Hans Kasser's "Fortune" – Europe in 1918 and America Today; and a piece on A Mediaeval Book of Fables. There are also several stories on Swiss art, including a feature on Old Postal Art in Switzerland, written by Hans Kasser; Switzerland Exhibits Abroad, by Karl Egender; and Hans Kasser's story on Books in Switzerland. Lastly, there is a profile of the photographer Werner Bischof, by Hans Finsler; a story on Mountebanks’ Handbills; and Otto Baumberger's piece, In Memory of J.E. Wolfennberger.

107 Maillol as a Draughtsman (Dr. Erwin Gradmann)
114 Old Postal Art in Switzerland (Hans Kasser)
122 Flags (Dr. A. Bruckner)
135 English Advertising in War (C.F.O.Clarke)
140 The Photographer Werner Bischof (Hans Finsler)
148 Japanese Matchboxes (Dr. Albert Baur)
150 Switzerland Exhibits Abroad (Karl Egender)
160 “Fortune” – Europe in 1918 and America Today (Hans Kasser)
162 Books in Switzerland (Hans Kasser)
167 Mountebanks’ Handbills
179 A Mediaeval Book of Fables
186 In Memory of J.E. Wolfennberger (Otto Baumberger)