Bauhaus, 1919-1933

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Taschen, 2002 - Architecture - 256 pages
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Very good timeline of the history of the Bauhaus movement, describing key individuals that were influential through there designs and work. The book also involves the historical background content of what was happening in Germany at the time and analysis of different designs.

Contents

Preface
6
On the Origins of the Bauhaus
9
Weimar BauhausExpressionist Bauhaus
21
Teachers
22
Johannes Itten and his teaching
24
The workshops
34
Partyworkplay
37
Women at the Bauhaus
38
Production and teaching in the workshops
147
The printing and advertising workshop
148
The textile workshop
151
The joinery metal muralpainting and sculpture workshops
153
Theatre at the Dessau Bauhaus
158
Difficult times 192627
161
The resignation of Walter Gropius
162
Necessities not Luxuries
165

Architecture teaching and estate planning
40
The Gropiusltten conflict 46 The Weimar Bauhaus between political fronts
46
Art and TechnologyA New Unity
53
DeStijI at the Bauhaus
54
Paul Klees classes
62
Wassily Kandinskys classes
66
The pottery workshop
68
The textile workshop
72
The metal workshop
75
The furniture workshop
82
The stainedglass and mural painting workshop
86
The woodcarving and stone sculpture workshops
91
The bookbinding workshop
95
The graphic printing workshop
98
Theatre at the Weimar Bauhaus
101
Bauhaus Exhibition of 1923
105
Architecture at the Weimar Bauhaus
110
The strangulation of the Weimar Bauhaus
113
Institute of Design
119
The Bauhaus building in Dessau
120
Mastershouses
126
Torten estate
132
School reforms of 1925 and 1927
134
Bauhaus booksBauhaus journal
137
Preliminary courses by Josef Albers and Laszlo MoholyNagy in Dessau
140
Classes by Paul Klee and Wassily Kandinsky in Dessau
144
Reorganization of the Bauhaus
170
Reorganization of the workshops
174
Workshop for interior design joinery
175
Workshop for interior design metal
176
Workshop for interior design muralpainting
178
The advertising workshop
180
The weaving workshop
184
Theatre under Hannes Meyer
186
Free painting classes
188
Architecture teaching under Hannes Meyer
190
The Bernau Trades Union School
193
Expanding the Torten estate 196 Bauhaus achievements under Hannes Meyer
196
The dismissal of Hannes Meyer
199
The Bauhaus Becomes a School of Architecture
203
The new course at the Bauhaus
204
Financial difficulties political struggles
206
Architecture classes by Hilberseimer and Mies van der Rohe
209
Junkers estate
216
The workshops for advertising and photography
219
The workshops for weaving and interior design
224
The political end in Dessau
226
A German Bauhaus? End of the Bauhaus
228
The Bauhaus in Berlin Appendix
233
Notes
240
Biographies 254 Bibliography 254 List of illustrations
254
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Droste has written a number of books on textile workshops.

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