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From Bauhaus to Aspen : Herbert Bayer and modernist design in America

Author: Gwen Finkel Chanzit; Daniel Libeskind
Publisher: Boulder [Colo.] : Johnson Books, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Chanzit explores Herbert Bayer’s stunning artistic legacy, which includes painting, photography, typography, sculpture, architecture, exhibition design, and graphic design. Arriving in the U.S. in the late 1930s, German artist Herbert Bayer brought his understanding of Bauhaus principles to a variety of projects. Illustrated throughout with artistic reproductions, this volume evaluates his contributions to American  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Nonfiction
Named Person: Herbert Bayer; Herbert Bayer
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gwen Finkel Chanzit; Daniel Libeskind
ISBN: 155566329X 9781555663292
OCLC Number: 56682875
Notes: "Co-published with the Denver Art Museum."
Previously published: Herbert Bayer and modernist design in America. Ann Arbor, Mich. : UMI Research Press, ©1987.
Description: xxvi, 272 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 cm
Contents: Herbert Bayer and the Bauhaus --
Bayer's post-Bauhaus years in Europe, 1928-1938 --
Early painting --
The relationship between the fine arts and commercial work in Herbert Bayer's oeuvre --
Bayer's life in America --
Graphic design and typography --
Exhibition design --
Environmental design --
Corporate projects --
The anthologies.
Other Titles: Herbert Bayer and modernist design in America
Herbert Bayer and modernist design in America
Responsibility: Gwen F. Chanzit ; with a note on Herbert Bayer and the Denver Art Museum by Daniel Libeskind.
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"Chanzit explores Herbert Bayer’s stunning artistic legacy, which includes painting, photography, typography, sculpture, architecture, exhibition design, and graphic design. Arriving in the U.S. in the late 1930s, German artist Herbert Bayer brought his understanding of Bauhaus principles to a variety of projects. Illustrated throughout with artistic reproductions, this volume evaluates his contributions to American art and design."--Publisher's description.

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