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The Bauhaus Group

by Nicholas Fox Weber

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Published by Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group in New York .
Written in English


The Physical Object
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Open LibraryOL24255906M
ISBN 109780307273345
OCLC/WorldCa501068610

The Harvard Art Museums hold one of the first and largest collections relating to the Bauhaus, the 20th century’s most influential school of art and design. Active during the years of Germany’s Weimar Republic (–33), the Bauhaus aimed to unite artists, architects, and craftsmen in the utopian project of designing a new world. From Morris to the Bauhaus is a book title that has long become a byword including the Bauhaus in a line of development that reaches back to midth century England. The artist William Morris (–) was the founder and leader of a reform movement that aspired to counter the cultural damage caused by industrialisation.

Project for a Group of Ten-Storey Blocks of Dvvellings: Top: With Wide Intervals between the Blocks Bottom.: Planned for Erection along the Bank of a River or the Shore of a Lake 92 The New Architecture and the Bauhaus Can the real nature and significance of the New Architecture be conveyed in words? If I am toFile Size: 4MB. The Bauhaus Group Six Masters of Modernism (Book): Weber, Nicholas Fox: In this extraordinary group biography, Weber brilliantly brings to life the Bauhaus geniuses and the community of the pioneering art school in Germany's Weimar and Dessau in the s and early s. --from publisher description.

  The legacy of Bauhaus goes far beyond individual intention, but each of the artists has, individually, made it possible for the movement to have such strong impact later on. Editors’ Tip: The Bauhaus Group: Six Masters of Modernism. The author of this book is Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-four years head of the Albers Foundation.   The concept of the "group" drove out the individual response to innovation which reminds me so strongly of my very favorite book The Fountainhead by Ayn Rand. The similarities to Rand's text and the actualities promoted by the Bauhaus group as Cited by:


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In this extraordinary group biography, Weber brilliantly brings to life the pioneering art school in Germany's Weimar and Dessau in the s and early s, and captures the spirit and flair with which these Bauhaus geniuses lived, as well as their consuming goal of making art and by: 1.

Sadly, this book was a horrible read, and I couldn't even finish it. I got about pages in, and decided that I just couldn't take anymore. Its only saving grace is the extremely interesting subject matter, but if you are interested in learning about the Bauhaus school, I would turn else where/5.

The Bauhaus Group: Six Masters of Modernism by Nicholas Fox Weber. Albers Foundation director Nicholas Fox Weber offers The Bauhaus Group book personal insight into Bauhaus with this title, which relates stories he Author: Natasha Levy. Bauhaus Group, Gardena, California.

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The Bauhaus was founded at a time when the German zeitgeist had turned from emotional Expressionism to the matter-of-fact New Objectivity.

An entire group of working architects, including Erich Mendelsohn, Bruno Taut and Hans Poelzig, turned away from fanciful experimentation, and turned toward rational, functional, sometimes standardized. Born in Switzerland inKlee had been associated with various Expressionist and modernist groupings in Northern Europe during the s and s, including Der Blaue Reiter group, before taking up a post at the Bauhaus inteaching mural painting, stained glass, bookbinding, and various other subjects.

About The Bauhaus Group. Nicholas Fox Weber, for thirty-three years head of the Albers Foundation, spent many years with Anni and Josef Albers, the only husband-and-wife artistic pair at the Bauhaus (she was a textile artist; he a professor and.

This marvelous book introduces the major Bauhaus masters. I can give it no greater compliment than saying that after reading this book, I wanted to paint, weave, make a stained glass window, and design a building, so captivating was Weber's book.

I learned so much more about Bauhaus than I knew before/5. "[In this] groundbreaking group biography, the prolific, best-selling, and commanding Weber tells the dramatic stories of [the] Bauhaus stars A grand synthesis of biography, art history, and interpretation, Weber's dazzlingly detailed suite of Bauhaus lives greatly enriches our understanding of modernity and art." —Booklist (starred)Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.

An art historian offers six largely flattering portraits of key members of the famed Bauhaus group that flourished in Germany in the s, then died when the Nazis enforced their own definitions of art and its functions.

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Inhe gave up architecture and moved to Sweden, where he focused on photography and published the book 'Stockholm'. InFeininger immigrated to the USA, following his parents.

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Book review of The Bauhaus Group: Six Masters of Modernism by Nicolas Fox Weber (Alfred A, Knopf) for Culturekiosque, the European Magazine of Arts, Culture and Ideas Worldwide. In this extraordinary group biography, Weber brilliantly brings to life the Bauhaus geniuses and the community of the pioneering art school in Germany’s Weimar and Dessau in the s and early s.3/5(1).

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The Bauhaus Group: Six Masters of Modernism by Weber, Nicholas Fox and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   This year marks the th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, an event that has provoked international exhibitions and a flood of new scholarship, including this book.

Yet MacCarthy’s.Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated Start Date: