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The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus

Author: Aleisha Olson

This lesson will discuss the Bauhaus.

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This lesson discusses the function and influence of the Bauhaus, including examples of architecture, design, visual arts, and typography.

Notes on "The Bauhaus"



Image of Gropius, Bauhaus Dessau, Creative Commons,,Gropiusallee.jpg; Image of Breuer, Wassily Chair, Photo by Lorkan, Creative Commons,; Image of Brandt, Teapots, Creative Commons,,_teiere,_1924.JPG; Image of Albers, Homage to the Square, Photo by Kent Wang, Creative Commons,; Image for Bayer, Universal Bayer, Creative Commons,;  

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