Bauhaus typography collection 1919-1937, undated


Bauhaus typography collection, 1919-1937, undated

Bauhaus typography collection 1919-1937, undated

A collection of printing published by the Bauhaus from 1919 to 1933, designed by Bauhaus teachers and students for internal school purposes and for outside commercial use, as well as other printing relating to the Bauhaus. The collection comprises a wide variety of printed matter, from ephemeral publications to whole issues of periodicals and exhibition catalogs, which are exemplary of what became identified as Bauhaus style typography and design. Most items were designed by Herbert Bayer, László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer, and Joost Schmidt. Other designers represented in this collection include Josef Albers, Erich Comeriner, Lyonel Feininger, Paul Häberer, Dörte Helm, and Xanti Schawinsky.

2.92 linear feet; (4 boxes)

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Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969 (person)

Architect, educator. Studied architecture at the Universities of Charlottenburg-Berlin and Munich, Germany from 1903 to 1907. Founded and directed the Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar in 1919, which Gropius moved to Dessau in 1925 and renamed "Bauhaus Dessau". Professor of Architecture in the Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1937 and Chairman of the Department of Architecture from 1938 to 1952. Formed the Architects' Collaborative in Cambridge in 1946. For further information see James ...

Bayer, Herbert 1900- (person)

Kreis der Freunde des Bauhauses. (corporateBody)

Comeriner, Erich (person)

Hartwig, Josef 1880-1955 (person)

Bauhaus. (corporateBody)

Educational institution. From the description of Photographs of Bauhaus students, teachers, and exhibits, 1919-1933. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81840731 From the description of Postcards about the Bauhaus, 1922-1926. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 78683279 The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 by the architect Walter Gropius as a school of art, architecture, and crafts, with the focus on instruction in the unity between the fine and applied arts and i...

Schmidt, Joost, 1893-1948 (person)

Graphic artist and designer; Bauhaus student and teacher (1919-1933). From the description of Papers, 1926-1967. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79037915 ...

Meyer, Hannes, 1889-1954 (person)

Swiss architect; director of the Bauhaus, Dessau, 1928-1930. From the description of Letters received, 1930-1951. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80500187 ...

Schawinsky, Xanti, 1904- (person)

Klee, Paul, 1879-1940 (person)

Swiss artist. From the description of List of works and genealogical data, 1903-1922, 1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79260784 ...

Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967 (person)

Tschichold, Jan, 1902-1974 (person)

German typographer and graphic designer. From the description of Jan and Edith Tschichold papers, 1899-1979 (bulk 1920-1938). (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 79936412 ...

Marcks, Gerhard (person)

Sculptor, monumental stone sculptor, bronze, and woodcuts. Born in Berlin, East Germany in 1889. Taught at School of Applied Art, Bauhaus, Halle and Hamburg. Last of Germany's three "Expressionist" sculptors. From the description of Gerhard Marcks letters from Frans Wildenhain, 1950-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 86122719 German painter and Bauhaus teacher from 1919-1924. From the description of Das Wielandslied der aelteren Edda (portfolio of woodcuts and ...

Dexel, Walter, 1890-1973 (person)

German painter and graphic designer, Exhibitions Director for the Jena Art Association from 1916 to 1928, member of the November Gruppe and of Schwitter's Ring Neue Werbegestalter. From the description of Letters received, 1904-1966. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80260545 ...

Baschant, Rudolf 1897-1955 (person)

Albers, Josef (person)

Josef Albers was born in Bottrop, Germany, on March 19, 1888. He studied art in schools in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before joining the Bauhaus school in 1920. From the completion of his studies in 1923 until the school was closed by the Nazis in 1933, Albers remained at the Bauhaus as a teacher. In 1933 Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he remained until 1950 when he accepted an appointment as chairman of the Yale University Department of Design. He re...

Feininger, Lyonel, 1871-1956 (person)

Feininger was an American-born artist who went to Germany in 1887 and returned to the U.S. in 1936. From the description of Papers, 1883-1960. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 122520943 From the description of Drawings for Peter Christen Asbjørnsen's Norvegische Volksmärchen, 1908. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 84317440 From the description of Lyonel Feininger photographs, 1896-1942. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 612196407 ...

Loew, Heinz (person)

Winter, Fritz, 1905-1976 (person)

Ehrlich, Franz, 1907-1984 (person)

Teltschner, Georg, 1904-1983. (person)

Kandinsky, Wassily, 1866-1944 (person)

Russian-born painter and writer on art. From the description of Mitgliedskarte, ca. 1908, for Neue Künstlervereinigung München. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 80564007 The Russian-born artist, Wassily Kandinsky [Vasilii Vasil'evich Kandinskiĭ] is considered one of the creators of abstract painting. He taught at the Bauhaus between 1922 and 1933. From the description of Wassily Kandinsky papers, 1911-1940 (bulk 1921-1937). (Getty Research Insti...

Häberer, Paul, 1902- (person)

schmidt, Kurt, 1901-1991 (person)

Hirschfeld-Mack, Ludwig (person)

Molnár, Farkas (person)

Schlemmer, Oskar, 1888-1943 (person)

German painter and designer; teacher at Bauhaus; stage designer. From the description of Journal, 1928-1943. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 77832032 ...

Stam-Beese, Lotte, 1903-1988 (person)

Bauhaus student and architect who was intimately involved with Hannes Meyer, Bauhaus director and architect, from 1928-1932. Beese met Meyer at the Bauhaus-Dessau while a student there in 1928; subsequently she worked in Meyer's Berlin office. Because they were usually apart, they wrote often. Their son Peter Beese was born in 1931. By 1933 Beese was involved with architect Mart Stam, whom she probably met while he was teaching at Dessau in 1928-1929; by 1937 they had married. From t...

Studio Z (Firm) (corporateBody)

Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946 (person)

László Moholy-Nagy (1894-1946) was a painter, sculptor, photographer, designer, film maker, theorist and teacher who was a major figure in the Bauhaus movement, first in Germany and later instrumental in bringing the Bauhaus philosophy to the United States. His work spanned many genres. He was influenced by the Constructivists, Dadists and the Suprematists. In 1922 he was appointed to Bauhaus school of design in Berlin, staying until 1928. After working in commercial practice in Europe, he mov...

Helm, Dörte, 1898-1941 (person)