Kurt Wirth – Swiss Painter, Collagist, Poster Designer

Bern 1917 - 1996

Well-listed artist Swiss Kurt Wirth was a painter, collagist and illustrator. He taught at the School of Art of Bern. He also collaborated with choreographers, and designed posters, coins (including one to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of Albert Einstein’s birth) and stamps. Kurt Wirth’s poster designs are included in the Collection of Carnegie Mellon University. Wirth’s bio appears in the Biographical Lexicon of Swiss Art among other art directories.