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Bauhaus By Frank Whitford

Bauhaus
by Frank Whitford

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Traces the history of the German school of art, the Bauhaus, and examines the activities of its teachers and students.
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Bauhaus by Frank Whitford

The way our environment looks, the appearance of everything from housing estates to newspapers, is partly the result of a school of art and design founded in Germany in 1919 and closed down by the Nazis in 1933. This was the Bauhaus, which has left an indelible mark on art education throughout the world.

Setting everything against a backdrop of the times, Frank Whitford traces the ideas behind its conception and describes its teaching methods. He examines the activities of the teachers - artists as eminent as Paul Klee and Kandinsky - and the daily lives of the students. Everything is described with the aid, wherever possible, of the words of those who were there at the time.

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Bauhaus Reviews


'A much needed and very lucid account' - The Times Educational Supplement
'Concise, well constructed, entertaining and eminently readable' - Architects' Journal

About Frank Whitford


Frank Whitford was an art historian and critic, and one of Britain's leading experts on 20th-century German and Austrian art. During his varied career, he lectured on the history of art at University College London and Homerton College, Cambridge, wrote several books and served as a newspaper art critic. From 1983 onwards he was a senior member of Wolfson College, Cambridge.

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GOR010435343
Bauhaus by Frank Whitford
Frank Whitford
World of Art
Used - Like New
Paperback
Thames & Hudson Ltd
1984-05-01
216
0500201935
9780500201930
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