• Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag
  • Bauhaus. Updated edition non-fiction by Taschen Verlag

    Bauhaus. Updated Edition

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    ISBN 978-3-8365-6551-6
    Edition: German

    ISBN 978-3-8365-6554-7
    Edition: English

    The great departure

    From Weimar to the world - the Bauhaus myth

    In a short period of just fourteen years between the two world wars, the German art and design school Bauhaus changed the face of modernism. With utopian ideals for the future, it developed a groundbreaking fusion of art, craft and technology, which it implemented across all design media and methods, from film to theater, from sculpture to pottery.

    This reference work was produced in collaboration with the Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin, the world's largest collection on the history of the Bauhaus. Over 250 new photographs, writings, studies, sketches, plans and models not only document the realized works, they also bring the spirit of Bauhaus back to life. From informal shots of group gymnastics to drawings from Paul Klee's lessons, from detailed construction plans to a sleek ashtray by Marianne Brandt - they are all testimonies to an idealistic creative community determined to completely rethink design and shape a better future for modern people.

    The book shows Bauhaus not only as a pioneering movement of modernism, but also as a prime example of an art education in which creative expression and forward-looking ideas led to products that were both beautiful and functional. This handy edition presents artists such as Josef Albers, Marianne Brandt, Walter Gropius, Gertrud Grunow, Paul Klee, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Lilly Reich and many others.

    The author

    Magdalena Droste studied art history and literature in Aachen and Marburg. From 1980 she worked at the Bauhaus Archive in Berlin, after which she was Professor of Art History at the BTU Cottbus. She has been responsible for numerous exhibitions and publications on all Bauhaus themes and artists.


    More details

    Hardcover, 14 x 19.5 cm, 552 pages

    Weight: 0.96 kg