bauhaus : 1919-1933

by Magdalena Droste

Paper Book, 1993




Köln : Taschen, 1993.


Best of Bauhaus: An in-depth study of the seminal movement in art and architecture   The Bauhaus Archiv/Museum of Design in Berlin holds the most important collection on the Bauhaus today. Documents, workshop products from all areas of design, studies sketches in the classroom, and architectural plans and models are all part of its comprehensive inventory. The Bauhaus Archiv is dedicated to the study and presentation of the history of the Bauhaus, including the new Bauhaus in Chicago and the Hochschule f#65533;r Gestaltung (Institute of Design) in Ulm. This book, drawn from the Archiv's extensive collection, traces this monumental movement in art and architecture via the work of its most important proponents, including Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee.… (more)

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LibraryThing member jcbrunner
Magdalena Droste has pulled off a difficult task of condensing the vast range of Bauhaus topics to a readable and knowledgeable one hundred page introduction in the Taschen architecture series. It helps that two of the three Bauhaus directors (Gropius, Mies van der Rohe) already have their individual title, eg the Dessau Bauhaus is covered on a eight-page spread in the Gropius booklet with only a two picture to the four-page spread in the Bauhaus title.… (more)


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