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Title Bauhaus construct : fashioning identity, discourse and modernism / edited by Jeffrey Saletnik and Robin Schuldenfrei
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 278 pages) : illustrations
Contents The Bauhaus manifesto postwar to postwar: from the street to the wall to the radio to the memoir / Karen Koehler -- The irreproducibility of the Bauhaus object / Robin Schuldenfrei -- The disappearing Bauhaus: architecture and its public in the early federal republic / Frederic J. Schwartz --Pedagogic objects: Josef Albers, Greenbergian modernism, and the Bauhaus in America / Jeffrey Saletnik -- A refuge for script: Paul Klee's Square Pictures / Annie Bourneuf -- Lyonel Feininger's Bauhaus photographs / Laura Muir -- Excavating surface: on the repair and revision of Lásló Moholy-Nagy's Z VII (1926) / Joyce Tsai -- Picturing sculpture: object, image and archive / Paul Paret -- Designing men: new visions of masculinity in the photomontages of Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, and Lásló Moholy-Nagy / Elizabeth Otto -- The Bauhaus object between authorship and anonymity / Magdalena Droste -- The identity of design as intellectual property / T'ai Smith -- Bauhaus endgame: ambiguity, anxiety, and discomfort / Alina Payne
Summary Reconsidering the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the multiple re-tellings of the schoola (TM)s history, this volume positions art objects of the Bauhaus within the theoretical, artistic, historical, and cultural concerns in which they were produced and received. Contributions from leading scholars writing in the field today - including Frederic J. Schwartz, Magdalena Droste, and Alina Payne - offer an entirely new treatment of the Bauhaus. Issues such as art and design pedagogy, the practice of photography, copyright law, and critical theory are discussed. Through a stron
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Bauhaus
Art, German -- 20th century
Avant-garde (Aesthetics) -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Design -- Germany -- History -- 20th century
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Saletnik, Jeffrey
Schuldenfrei, Robin
ISBN 0203868676