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          Artwork details

          Building a House, 1969
          Artist
          Herbert Bayer
          Product code
          herbay1603
          Artwork code
          P04028
          Artist code
          711
          Screenprint on paper 78.1 x 57.5 cm © DACS, 2015

          The complex angles  of this screenprint have a rhythm and dynamism of their own. In 1946, Bayer moved to Aspen, Colorado, where he completed a wide range of creative projects across a range of disciplines, including architecture, graphic design and sculpture. This print shows Bayer’s continuing commitment to Bauhaus design principles throughout his later career.

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          Artist details

          Herbert Bayer was a graphic designer, painter, sculptor and architect closely associated with the Bauhaus. Born in 1900 in Linz, Austria, he moved to Weimar in Germany to study at the Bauhaus under Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and László Moholy-Nagy, later becoming director of printing and advertising at the school. After leaving to become art director of Berlin Vogue, he emigrated to America in 1938 where he designed and curated two Bauhaus exhibitions. His work became more varied during this period, including architecture projects, typographic design, large scale sculpture and creative consultancy.

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