Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective

ISBN: 9781912217960
Artist(s): Various
Author(s): Elizabeth Otto & Patrick Rossler
Format: hardback
Year published: 2019
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
Publisher Location: London
Total Pages: 192
Illustrations: Illustrated in colour and B&W throughout


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Forty five key women of the Bauhaus movement. Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective reclaims the other half of Bauhaus history, yielding a new understanding of the radical experiments in art and life undertaken at the Bauhaus and the innovations that continue to resonate with viewers around the world today. The story of the Bauhaus has usually been kept narrow, localized to its original time and place and associated with only a few famous men such as Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy.

Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective bursts the bounds of this slim history by revealing fresh Bauhaus faces: Forty-five Bauhaus women unjustifiably forgotten by most history books. This book also widens the lens to reveal how the Bauhaus drew women from many parts of Europe and beyond, and how, through these cosmopolitan female designers, artists, and architects, it sent the Bauhaus message out into the world and to a global audience.


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