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Three Pioneers of Hebrew Graphic Design

  • Date iconOctober 22 2015 - June 7 2016
  • Curator: Ada Wardi
  • Palevsky Design Pavilion
: Moshe Spitzer, Franzisca Baruch, Henri Friedlaender

Moshe Spitzer, Franzisca Baruch, and Henri Friedlaender studied and worked in pre-World War II Germany before immigrating to Israel, where they continued to be active for decades. Their works include the emblem of the City of Jerusalem, the Hadassah typeface, and books published by Tarshish. The exhibition explores the work processes of each one of these groundbreaking designers and presents a selection of their key works. Organized in collaboration with the German Literature Archive, Marbach, and with the support of the Goethe Institute.Research assistance granted by the Franz Rosenzweig Minerva Research Center for German-Jewish Literature and Cultural History at the Hebrew UniversityHenri Friedlaender"Hadassah" typeface adapted for IBM template, early 1970s