Warja Honegger-Lavater
Junior Council, Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1962, English
Nonfiction, Graphic Design

“In 1962, the New York Museum of Modern Art published artist and illustrator Warja Honegger-Lavater’s (1913–2007) William Tell as a single sheet lithograph, accordion folded in the ‘Leporello’ style, with a legend listing the meanings of the various symbols (e.g., a single blue dot represents William Tell). The story proceeds chronologically as the book unfolds, and is told entirely by using the symbols without words.” (From Wikipedia)

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Temple St. Clair

A pocket-size early graphic depiction of this classic tale. Its simplicity is intriguing. Each character is represented by a colored square, circle, or triangle.

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