'STAATLICHES BAUHAUS IN VEIMAR 1919-1923', A PRINTED BOOK
'STAATLICHES BAUHAUS IN VEIMAR 1919-1923', A PRINTED BOOK

COVER DESIGN BY HERBERT BAYER, 1923

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'STAATLICHES BAUHAUS IN VEIMAR 1919-1923', A PRINTED BOOK
Cover Design by Herbert Bayer, 1923
10 x 9in. (25.4 x 23.5cm.)

Lot Essay

This book catalogued the first public exhibition of the Bauhaus and established the principles of the school's new typography. This catalogue is one of an edition of 2,600. Two thousand were printed in German, three hundred in English and three hundred in Russian. The cover was designed by Herbert Bayer, typography by Lzl Moholy-Nagy and essays included within were by Wassily Kandinsky, Walter Gropius, Gertrud Grunow and Paul Klee.
cf. Frank Whitford, The Bauhaus, Masters & Students by Themselves, 1992, p. 146; Thorsten Brhan & Thomsas Berg, Avantgarde Design 1880-1930, 1994, p. 81; Kathryn B. Hiesinger and George H. Marcus, Landmarks of Twentieth-Century Design, 1993, p. 88.
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