Looking at the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the school's history, this book features contributions from some of the most brilliant scholars writing in the field. It offers a fresh treatment of the Bauhaus school and re-examines the history of the Bauhaus and its continuing legacy.
After Gropius' agonized decision to leave Nazi Germany in 1933, she explores his life in exile by tracing how a disorientating period in London evolved into a peaceful marriage with Ise Gropius and his late starring role in twentieth-century architecture in America.
Analyzes the accomplishments and dispels the myths of the Bauhaus. This book investigates its professors' and students' interactions with mass culture; establishes the complexity of its relationship with Wilhelmine, Nazi, and postwar German politics. It provides insights on the Bauhaus from a historical perspective.