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Description - 50 Bauhaus Icons You Should Know by Josef Strasser

Published in a new edition, this book offers an introduction to Bauhaus, one of the most influential movements in modern architecture, art, and design. Founded by Walter Gropius in 1919, the Bauhaus School had an enormous impact on the arts and everyday life. Fifty of the most representative pieces of Bauhaus art and design are presented here in illuminating and engrossing two-page spreads. This book selects the artists, buildings, furniture pieces, theatrical productions, toys, and textiles that epitomize the Bauhaus ideal of uniting form and function. Artists such as Josef Albers, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Wassily Kandinsky, and Joost Schmidt are featured along with lesser-known but equally important designers and artists. Anyone interested in the history and accomplishments of the Bauhaus will find much to learn and enjoy in this unique compilation that reveals the movement's range as well as its influence on today's artistic practices. AUTHOR: Josef Strasser is an art historian and curator at the Neuen Sammlung Munchen in Munich. 70 colour illustrations

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Book Details

ISBN: 9783791384542
ISBN-10: 3791384546
Format: Hardback
(240mm x 193mm x mm)
Pages: 160
Imprint: Prestel
Publisher: Prestel
Publish Date: 3-Sep-2018
Country of Publication: Germany

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Author Biography - Josef Strasser

JOSEF STRASSER is an art historian and curator at the Neuen Sammlung Munchen in Munich.

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