A must-have for any Bauhaus fan and design lover, this essential design book is the definitive work on Bauhaus – now available in a paperback edition. Author Hans Wingler (1920–1984) was an art historian and founder of the Bauhaus Archive/Museum of Design. As a result, this book features the largest and most comprehensive selection of documents and visual materials relating to the iconic German school. The texts include everything from public manifestos and contemporaneous newspaper and magazine articles to private letters and minutes of faculty board meetings, written conversations, and school curricula. Illustrations and photos that accompany the documents include architectural plans, sculptures, paintings, drawings, advertising brochures, model designs, and more. Additionally, the book features formal portraits of Bauhaus masters, including Walter Gropius, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, László Moholy-Nagy, and Josef Albers, among others.
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