Bauhaus 1919-1928 1st Edition MOMA Exhibition Catalogue, 1938

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1st edition of a scarce hardcover catalogue of an important exhibition on the Bauhaus at The Museum of Modern Art in New York in 1938. This rare and informative monograph was edited by Herbert Bayer, Walter Gropius and Ise Gropius. It includes many black and white photographs and essays on the courses, workshops and activities of the Bauhaus in Weimar (1919-25) and Dessau (1925-28). This volume also includes the following ephemera: 2 Bulletins of the Museum of Modern Art, one on the Bauhaus exhibition and the other on Architecture in the United States, and an original admission ticket to the museum, signed by the German sculptor Gerhard Marcks. Original photomontage dust jacket. An invaluable reference source for collectors and art historians on the background and teachings of the Bauhaus.
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Creator
Walter Gropius (Author)
Place of Origin
United States
Date of Manufacture
c. 1938
Period
1930-1939
Materials and Techniques
hardcover book
imprinted cloth cover
original dust jacket
Condition
Good. Book in good condition, cover very bright and clean, minor tears to dust jacket.
Wear
Wear consistent with age and use. Minor losses.
Dimensions
11 in. H x 7.75 in. W
28 cm H x 20 cm W
Dealer Location
Winnetka, IL
Number of Items
3
Reference Number
LU93651098748
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