Now available in an updated edition, this book examines the tumultuous history of Bauhaus art and design.
This lively introduction to the Bauhaus tells the story of a radical concept of artistic expression that would transcend the boundaries among the arts. Written in an engaging style, the book sheds light on the unconventional lives of the people involved with the Bauhaus, examines the experimental teachings of the movement, and profiles its major figures. It gives an overview of the developments and ideas of the Bauhaus and offers new perspectives on the art and personalities of this important era. Including approximately 100 illustrations, this book presents the historical context that fostered the movement and introduces readers to the major Bauhaus artworks and artists.
BORIS FRIEDEWALD is an art historian, playwright, and the author of Bauhaus and Paul Klee: Life and Work (both by Prestel). He lives in Berlin.
Paperback, with flaps, 128 pages, 19,3 x 23,5 cm, 38 color illustrations, 81 b/w illustrations
$ 14.95 | £ 10.99
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US May 02, 2016
UK April 01, 2016