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About PLACART

Located in the heart of Zurich, PLACART specializes in original – particularly Swiss – vintage posters & in the artistic œuvre by the universal genius Le Corbusier. The gallery offers consultancy, collection advice and search on demand services for individual clients, companies, interior designers and museums. PLACART hosts regular exhibitions, accompanied by special events, and is a member of the International Vintage Poster Dealers Association (IVPDA) as well as of the association The Zurich Galleries. 2013 we published a catalogue that for the first time gave an over...Read More

PLACART

1stDibs seller since 2019

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Featured Pieces

Original Vintage Airline Pop Art Poster – Pan Am, Boeing 747
By Peter Max
Located in Zurich, CH
Iconic Original Vintage Poster by the master of psychedelic Pop Art Peter Max, commissioned 1969 by Pan Am to promote their newly launched 747 fleet.
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1960s Pop Art Figurative Prints

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Mies van der Rohe, Drawings – Original Swiss Vintage Exhibition Poster
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Exhibition Poster, issued 1979 by the ETH in Zurich on the occasion of its exhibition of Mies van der Rohe's architectural drawings. Pictured is the floor plan of hi...
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Early 20th Century Modern Interior Prints

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General Dynamics, Exploring the Universe, Sub-Atomic Worlds – Original Poster
By Erik Nitsche
Located in Zurich, CH
A poster belonging to Erik Nitsche's second series for General Dynamics, promoting its nuclear research. Founded 1952, General Dynamics hired Nitsche as Art Director – a Swiss (1908...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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General Dynamics, Exploring the Universe, First Step into Space, Vintage Poster
By Erik Nitsche
Located in Zurich, CH
A poster belonging to Erik Nitsche's second series for General Dynamics, promoting its space exploration. Founded 1952, General Dynamics hired Nitsche as Art Director – a Swiss (190...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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Les Musiciennes – lithograph, hand-signed and numbered
By Le Corbusier
Located in Zurich, CH
Together with "Bouteilles" one of the largest and most sought after lithographs by Le Corbusier, printed by Mourlot on Arches after a collage by LC. Print run was 75 ex., hand-sign...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Giselle – Original Vintage Event Poster – Swiss Avantgarde
By Armin Hofmann
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Swiss Poster by Swiss Graphic Artist Armin Hofmann. Giselle – a classical ballet, written 1841 – is one of Hofmann's (if not the) best known designs. He was together...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Bouteilles – lithograph, hand-signed and numbered
By Le Corbusier
Located in Zurich, CH
Together with "Les Musiciennes" one of the largest and most sought after lithographs by Le Corbusier – a purist still-life –, printed by Mourlot on Arches after a collage by LC. Pr...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Prints

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Great Architecture for the Sixties – Pier Luigi Nervi's Exposition Hall in Turin
By Walter Allner
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Poster depicting Piero Luigi Nervi's International Labor Exposition Hall in Turin, published 1962 by the magazine Architectural Forum to promote Modern Architecture ...
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Mid-20th Century Modern More Prints

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Great Architecture for the Sixties – Medical Research Building by Louis Kahn
By Walter Allner
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Poster depicting Louis Kahn's Medical Research Building at the University of Pennsylvania, published 1962 by the magazine Architectural Forum to promote Modern Archi...
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Mid-20th Century Modern More Prints

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Great Architecture for the Sixties – Oscar Niemeyer's complex in Brasilia
By Walter Allner
Located in Zurich, CH
Original Vintage Poster depicting Oscar Niemeyer's Senate and Assembly Complex Building in Brasilia, published 1962 by the magazine Architectural Forum to promote Modern Architecture...
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Mid-20th Century Modern More Prints

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Modulor drawing and Modulor sketch, both unique – given away by Le Corbusier
By Le Corbusier
Located in Zurich, CH
Early drawing of Le Corbusier's famous Modulor and furthermore very unusual as Le Corbusier added kind of a guideline mixing French and English. The responsible for the archives of t...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Figurative Drawings and Watercolors

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General Dynamics, Exploring the Universe, Worlds without End – Original Poster
By Erik Nitsche
Located in Zurich, CH
A poster belonging to Erik Nitsche's second series for General Dynamics, promoting its space exploration. Founded 1952, General Dynamics hired Nitsche as Art Director – a Swiss (190...
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Mid-20th Century Modern Landscape Prints

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More About PLACART

Our light and airy, generously appointed premises, in the heart of Zurich.

Le Corbusier & Original Vintage Posters – that's PLACART.

In the foreground: "Les Musiciennes" by Le Corbusier, lithograph, hand-signed.

Shop window during our exhibition "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Shop window during our exhibition "Sky Society – Original Vintage Swissair Posters", Winter 2019/20.

Exhibition view "Sky Society – Original Vintage Swissair Posters", Winter 2019/20.

Exhibition view "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Exhibition view "Le Corbusier, the artist – Works from six decades", spring/summer 2019.

Our shop window, on a sunny day.

"Made in Switzerland" – book on the beginnings and the development of Swiss Product Posters; concept and texts on the history by PLACART.

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