Those photos are a special and exuberant checklist of Bauhaus actions and experiments in the course of the Nineteen Twenties and early Thirties. considerably, many of the images have been taken by way of artists - painters resembling Fritz Kuhr and Werner Siedhoff, designers Heinz Loew and Herbert Bayer, Bauhaus masters Hannes Meyer and Joosst Schmidt - who weren't selfconscious photographers yet who desired to paintings with a brand new technological product.
Egidio Marzona has assembled the world's most advantageous number of works on paper documenting the innovative efforts of the Bauhaus. Marzona can also be a widely known writer of books on Russian Constructivism, Futurism, De Stijl, Dadaism, and a number of different activities and figures of the 20th-century avant-garde.
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