West-Berlin Grafik-Design

After the end of the Second World War, it becomes clear that the victorious powers cannot agree on a joint future for Germany. The Cold War begins. Germany is divided into two separate states. In Berlin, the division is carried out on a small scale. In 1961, the East builds a wall and turns the...

Best German Posters

In 1949, the competition »Die besten Plakate des Jahres« (The Best Posters of the Year) took place for the first time in the newly founded Federal Republic of Germany. Designers could enter poster designs from the past year, a jury of experts awarded prizes for the best works. From 1966 onwards, there was such an...

FKG

Film Kunst Grafik

The goal of the film distribution companies »Neue Filmkunst Walter Kirchner« (founded in 1953) and »Atlas Film« (founded in 1960) was to bring international arthouse cinema to German movie theatres. Films by Akira Kurosawa or François Truffaut were released for the first time and classics like »Goldrush«, »High Noon« and »The Blue Angel« were brought back...

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