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Bauhaus Ban(ne)d: The Ceramicist Margarete Heymann

Posted by the editors on Sunday, 1 November 2009

Alice Rawsthorn has written an interesting and rather provocative article entitled “A Distant Bauhaus Star” in the Arts & Design section of The New York Times (online) which looks at the one-time Bauhaus ceramicist Margarete Heymann, her life and work, and the gender politics of Walter Gropius’ Bauhaus.  All this is worth keeping in mind as the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) (NYC) opens an important exhibition entitled “Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity” in which one will not find any of Heymann’s creations…

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3 Responses to “Bauhaus Ban(ne)d: The Ceramicist Margarete Heymann”

  1. […] by pjlr on Tuesday, 17 November 2009 Perhaps belatedly, and despite the lack of works by ceramiscist Margarete Heymann, we’d like to recommend an article by Nicolai Ouroussof entitled “Finding a Bit of […]

  2. […] our other posts about the Bauhaus, here, on ceramicist Margarete Heymann and here, on textile designs by Gunta Stolzl. Share this post on […]

  3. […] Bauhaus Ban(ne)d: The Ceramicist Margarete Heymann […]

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