Discover the tumultuous history of Bauhaus art and design in this new addition to Prestel's Living Art series.
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 journalistic style and featuring an innovative layout, the book sheds light on to the unconventional lives of the people involved with the Bauhaus, examines the experimental teachings of the movement and profiles its major figures. This new volume in the Living Art series 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 more than 100 reproductions, this volume 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
$ 14.95 | £ 9.99
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US May 25, 2009
UK March 25, 2009