The Bauhaus Group. Masters of Modernism
Nicholas Fox Weber
Anni and Josef Albers were the only artists living as a married couple at the Bauhaus. In this book they tell their personal stories and describe their life with their artist colleagues and teachers, Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky and Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. As such, this biography bears witness to the community of the art school in Weimar and Dessau in the 1920s and early 30s. It communicates the spirit and the flair of this period.
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