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Judith Pearlman interviews with Bauhaus masters and students, approximately 1960-1985

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Pearlman (Judith) interviews with Bauhaus masters and students

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection comprises 90 audio reels, primarily interviews by Judith Pearlman, accompanied by some transcriptions, translations, notes and printed matter. Also included are two videotapes of Bauhaus films; enhanced audiocassette tapes of the interviews, and audiocassette use copies.

The audio reels record interviews with masters, students, and others associated with of the Bauhaus in Germany. Interviewees include Anni Albers, Gertrude Arndt, Herbert Bayer, Max Bill, Roman Clemens, T. Lux Feininger, Max Gebhardt, Ise Gropius, Larry Haas, Felix and Livia Klee, Georg Muche, Winfried Nerdinger, Tut and Jaina Schlemmer, Gunta Stölzl, and Eva and Andor Weininger. These interviews were assembled by Pearlman and her production company, Cliofilm, as both research and content for her documentary Bauhaus in America, as well as for an article written for the New York Times Magazine in 1983.

Ten reels record roughly 10 hours from the 50 Years Bauhaus conference and exhibition (1969) at the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).

Twenty files hold interview transcriptions and English translations, notes and research material about Anni Albers, Walter Allner, Gertrude Arndt, Max Bill, Roman Clemens, Howard Dearstyne, T. Lux Feininger, Ise Gropius, Werner Graeff, Peter Keler, Felix Klee, Jean Leppien, Hannes Meyer, Georg Muche, Winfried Nerdinger, Walter Puff, Konrad Püschel, Tut and Jaina Schlemmer, Gunta Stölzl, and Andor and Eva Weininger.


Organized in two series: Series I. Interviews, approximately 1960-1985; Series II. Transcripts and notes, approximately 1969-1985, undated.

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