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us: Erker-Galerie (Saint Gall, Switzerland)


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    • us: Galerie im Erker (Saint Gall, Switzerland)
    • us: Erker (Firm)
    • us: Erker Galerie Verlag Presse
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    • found: Arp, J. Hans Arp, Reliefs, Skulpturen, Bilder, Collagen, Zeichnungen, 1986: t.p. (Erker-Galerie, St. Gallen) colophon (Erker-Galerie) cover (Erker)
    • found: Int. direct. of arts, 1985/86, 1985: v. 2, p. 526 (Erker-Galerie AG)
    • found: Arp. J. Hans Arp, 1966: t.p. (Galerie im Erker am Gallusplatz, St. Gallen)
    • found: Kipphoff, Petra. "Zwei Herren, drei Betriebe, ein Erfolg." In Zeit (Hamburg, Germany), November 14, 1980, viewed online, June 17, 2016 (three business operations, a gallery, a publishing house and a press, run by two men, Franz Larese and Jürg Janett; name based on name of a gallery in Saint Gall acquired in 1958, "Im Erker")
    • found: Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zürich website, section Graphische Sammlung, June 17, 2016 (in exhibition archive: "Poliakoff, Tàpies, Chillida a.o., Erker-Presse St.Gallen" (exhibition Nov. 6, 2002-Jan. 17, 2003; "From the first hour of taking over the 'Galerie im Erker' in St. Gall in 1958, Franz Larese and Jürg Janett have exhibited great activity in art, literature and music. In 1962 they moved to new and larger premises at the Gallusplatz ... In a separate [room], Larese and Janett established the 'Erker-Presse,' a workshop for lithography ... where artists could produce masterly prints. Over the past years, under the supervision of experts, over one thousand prints have been executed, above all lithographs, but also woodcuts and relief prints ... The print workshop now is independently run by Urban Stoob ... The two gallery owners also became successful publishers. Year after year, the Erker-Verlag published and continues to publish carefully edited and produced monographs, oeuvre catalogues and artists' books") {http://www.gs.ethz.ch/ausstellung/archiv/Erker_e.html}
    • found: St. Galler Tagblatt, April 7, 2016, viewed online, June 17, 2016 (obituary for the gallery owner and publisher Jürg Janett: together with Franz Larese he founded the Erker-Galerie and the Erker-Verlag in Saint Gall in 1958; for decades, Janett and Larese made Saint Gall a focal point of the European avant garde with their gallery and publishing house and press; in the Erker Presse, lithographs and other graphic works were printed, while the Erker Verlag published bibliophilic books; Larese died in 2000 at the age of 73, and Janett died on March 31 [2016] in Saint Gall, according to an announcement by the Stiftung Franz Larese und Jürg Janett)
    • found: St. Galler Tagblatt, April 12, 2016, viewed online, June 17, 2016 (Jürg Janett and Franz Larese met as 19-year-olds; in 1958, they began to build up a gallery and a publishing house, afterwards also an artists' press and lithography workshop; 15 years later the firm operated as Erker-Galerie/Verlag/Presse; Jannett was the director and editor of the publishing house)
    • found: Dresdener Kunstblätter, v. 50, no. 3 (2006): page 169 (Erker-Presse founded 1963 by Franz Larese and Jürg Janett, who since 1958 had together run the Erker-Verlag and in the same year had opened the Erker-Galerie; the Erker-Presse was both a publishing house for graphic editions and a lithography workshop, whose products were sold by the Erker-Galerie)
    • found: OCLC, June 20, 2016 (usage in imprints, 1959-1998: Erker-Galerie; Galerie im Erker; few instances of Erker Galerie Verlag Presse or Erker, Galerie, Verlag, Presse, Franz Larese und Jürg Janett)
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    • 1987-02-13: new
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