Walter Binder


Swiss. Born 1 August 1909 in Zurich. 1929-30: studied at the Zurich Kunstgewerbeschule. 1930-31: worked as commercial artist in Berlin and, later, in Zurich. Traveled in France and Italy. From 1940: became interested in book design and illustration. From 1941: taught in the Zurich Kunstgewerbeschule. In later life he became interested in sculpture. Died 15 July 1968 in Zurich.

Writings about

  • Willy Rotzler, ‘Farbige Holzschnitte von Walter Binder’, Werk, Nov.1954, pp. 438-41
  • Allgemeines Künstlerlexikon, Munich/Leipzig: K.G. Saur Verlag, 1990-., 1995.