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Carol Long • 49 weeks ago

One of Gerhard Marcks' first Bauhaus portfolio including the cats both are woodcuts Source : Wikipedia

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By Gerhard Marcks (1889-1981), 1921, Cats (Die Katzen) from the portfolio New European Graphics, 1st Portfolio: Masters of the State Bauhaus, Weimar.

Bauhaus Dessau (1925-1932) -Walter Gropiouse resigned and Hannes Meyer became the directior from 1928-1930 -they discontinued the pottery shop in here though it had been an important revenue source

Lazlo Moholy Nagy He was a Hungarian painter, photographer as well as a professor in the Bauhaus school His works were influenced by constructivism and strong advocate of the integration of technology and industry into the art. source : wikipedia and Bauhaus documentary

Marianne Brandt (1893-1983) She was a painter, sculptor, photographer, designer, and was a student at the Bauhaus school and became the head of the metal workshop in 1928. During that time, there were so many girl students applied to the Bauhaus. Walter Gropius decided to group them into the less heavy classes such as weaving and textile (stereotype during the old days) but she's special, she created beautiful things out of metals She's amazing!!!! Source : Wikipedia and Bauhaus Documentary

By Oskar Schlemmer (1888–1943), 1932, Bauhaus Stairway. Schlemmer painted this work shortly before the Nazis closed the Bauhaus for good. He was among many artists persecuted by the Nazis, whose work they deemed "degenerate" and often destroyed.

Hannes Meyer (1889 - 1954). Swiss architect -Dessau's Mayor Hesse alleged that Meyer allowed a communist student organization to gain traction & bringing bad publicity to the school and threatening its survival -he got fired by the mayor on August 1, 1930 -Two weeks after, he opened letter in a left wing newspaper characterizes the bauhaus as "incestuous theories (blocking) all access to healthy, life oriented design...as the head of Bauhaus, I fought the bauhaus style."

The Haus am Horn is an experimental residential house built as part of the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923.

"The first location of the Bauhaus was in the School of Art & Crafts in Weimar" (1919-1925) Directed by Walter Gropius