Design And Form The Basic Course At The Bauhaus.

ITTEN, JOHANNES AND ITTEN, ANNELIESE.

£30.00

Publisher

Thames and Hudson.

Place

London

Date

1997

Item Description

Square 8vo. 8 x 8 inches. 135 + [1] pp. In pictorial card wrapper. A very good copy. Signature on half title. Illustrated throughout in black and white, and occasionally in colour. Translated from the German. First UK publication 1963, revised 1975. The famous basic course at the Bauhaus, Weimar, was designed as a trial period for students and to teach elementary design as a basis for future careers. Walter Gropius invited Joahnnes Itten (1888-1967) to organise the course. His wife, Anneliese, revised and updated his account of it, first published in 1963, which includes visual examples and descriptions of the refinements made by him in his later teaching work in Berlin, Krefeld and Z?rich.

[Stock No. 25810]

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