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Bauhaus Construct: Fashioning Identity, Discourse and Modernism

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Reconsidering the status and meaning of Bauhaus objects in relation to the multiple re-tellings of the school s history, this volume positions art objects of the Bauhaus within the theoretical, artistic, historical, and cultural concerns in which they were produced and received.

Contributions from leading scholars writing in the field today including Frederic J. Schwartz, M...more
ebook, 288 pages
Published March 1st 2013 by Routledge (first published January 1st 2009)
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Tara Brabazon
This edited collection was a ripper. It was a fine collection of theorizations of the Bauhaus. The writers moved far beyond the conventional narrative, to explore authorship, authenticity, copyright, politics and social change. There is also a strong and powerful understanding of the ambiguous legacy of the Bauhaus, particularly in relation to the mastery of form.

All chapters are outstanding. Jeffrey Saletnik's investigation of "Pedagogic Objects" is particularly noteworthy. But this book is an...more
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