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Wave-Gotik-Treffen // Typo? Graphic. Tschichold! // Guided tour of the temporary exhibition “Jan Tschichold – a once-in-a-century typographer?” // German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig // Saturday, 8 June 2019, 15:00

The guided tour of the current temporary exhibition at the German Museum of Books and Writing, “Jan Tschichold – a once-in-a-century typographer? Insights into his legacy”, informs visitors about the colourful life and work of the Leipzig-born typographer – from the first calligraphic works of this son of a sign-painter, to his iconic works of the 1920s, through to his redesigning of UK-based Penguin Books and his late work in Switzerland.

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Wave-Gotik-Treffen // Black Art and White Art // Guided themed tour of the permanent exhibition “Signs – Books – Networks” // German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig // Sunday, 9 June 2019, 11:00

A darkly entertaining chat about black art and more for all manner of folk: let yourselves be enchanted by tally sticks, the mysterious symbols of Assyrian kings, bronze and brass discs made for eternity, medieval writing studios and the masters of the black art. Of cylinder seals, woodcuts, wax impressions, composing sticks and wine presses – how did the black art of book printing find its way onto the white art of paper?

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5,000 years of multifaceted media history // Themed tours of the permanent exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing // German National Library in Leipzig // Dates on request

The permanent "Signs - Books - Networks: From Cuneiform to Binary Code" exhibition of the German Museum of Books and Writing covers 5,000 years of media history. Different aspects of the exhibition are explored on our themed tours.

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