Bettina Richter is an art historian who studied in Heidelberg, Paris and Zurich. Her 1996 dissertation is on the subject of the antiwar graphics of Théophile-Alexandre Steinlen. From 1997 to 2006, she served as a research associate in the Poster Collection of the Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, and since 2006 as its curator. She also lectures at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste and works as a freelance writer. She's the editor of the publication series "Poster Collection." She has also published articles and essays on art history, literature, and on the subject of posters.