50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know

Bauhaus Icons You Should Know This new volume in the successful series is an introduction to one of the most influential movements in modern architecture art and design

  • Title: 50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know
  • Author: Josef Straber Christine Shuttleworth Josef Straber
  • ISBN: 9783791341965
  • Page: 279
  • Format: Paperback
  • This new volume in the successful series is an introduction to one of the most influential movements in modern architecture, art and design.

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    1. This workmanlike reference approaches the Bauhaus through a discussion of 50 works produced at/by the school. The individual artists and designers of each item are given a biographical blurb beside the short essay and photo of each item.One thing I noted right away: most of the best-known Bauhaus participants came to the United States as the Nazis took over Germany. Those that stayed in Germany, some of whom fought and/or died in the war, are largely forgotten or ignored today. So the book does [...]

    2. Beautifully illustrated, Strasser shows how form follows function. He demonstrates - through application - that the Bauhaus brought utility, respect and thoughtfulness to design. A fine book, Strasser shows the relationship between art and design, alongside the dissonance between these terms. The photographs - in themselves - make this book valuable.

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