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Bauhaus typography collection, 1919-1937

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INVENTORY OF THE BAUHAUS TYPOGRAPHY COLLECTION, 1919-1937

Title: Bauhaus typography collection
Dates: 1919-1937
Number: 850513
Creator/Collector: Bauhaus
Extent: 2.92 linear feet (4 boxes)
Abstract: A collection of printing published by the Bauhaus from 1919 to 1933, designed by Bauhaus teachers and students for internal school purposes and for outside commercial use, as well as other printing relating to the Bauhaus. The collection comprises a wide variety of printed matter, from ephemeral publications to whole issues of periodicals and exhibition catalogs, which are exemplary of what became identified as Bauhaus style typography and design. Most items were designed by Herbert Bayer, László Moholy-Nagy, Oskar Schlemmer, and Joost Schmidt. Other designers represented in this collection include Josef Albers, Erich Comeriner, Lyonel Feininger, Paul Häberer, Dörte Helm, and Xanti Schawinsky.
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Language: Collection material is in German
Repository: The Getty Research Institute
Special Collections
1200 Getty Center Drive, Suite 1100
Los Angeles, California, 90049-1688
(310) 440-7390
Author: Finding aid prepared by Isabella Zuralski