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Below are biographies and analysis of the work of the artists central to the Bauhaus movement. Read more about the movement on the Bauhaus Overview page.

Bauhaus: 9 of 310 Total Artists
Albers, Anni Biography, Art & Analysis

Albers, Anni

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Albers, Anni Famous Art

German-American designer and textile artist Anni Albers was the wife of Josef Albers and an influential artist in her own right. Her work brought together good design and modern materials with the Bauhaus design ethos, where she studied and taught before moving to the United States.

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Albers, Josef Biography, Art & Analysis

Albers, Josef

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Albers, Josef Famous Art

Josef Albers was a German-born American painter and teacher. Celebrated as a geometric abstractionist and influential instructor at Black Mountain College, Albers directly influenced such artists as Rauschenberg, Twombly and Ray Johnson.

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Breuer, Marcel Biography, Art & Analysis

Breuer, Marcel

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Breuer, Marcel Famous Art

Marcel Breuer's career touched nearly every aspect of three-dimensional design, from tiny utensils to the biggest buildings. Famously part of the Bauhaus school in Germany, Breuer was an influential Hungarian-born modernist that went on to teach many architects of the next generation.

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Feininger, Lyonel Biography, Art & Analysis

Feininger, Lyonel

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Feininger, Lyonel Famous Art

Lyonel Feininger was a German-American painter and caricaturist associated with the Die Brucke and Der Blaue Rider groups. He painted in an original style reminiscent of Cubism and Futurism, but he is most famous for helping Walter Gropius build the Bauhaus school where Feininger taught until the school was closed down by the Nazis.

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Itten, Johannes Biography, Art & Analysis

Itten, Johannes

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Itten, Johannes Famous Art

Swiss expressionist painter and color theorist Johannes Itten was an influential teacher at the Bauhaus. He wrote influencial books and his biggest legacy is in the students that he influenced.

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Kandinsky, Wassily Biography, Art & Analysis

Kandinsky, Wassily

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Kandinsky, Wassily Famous Art

A member of the German Expressionist group Der Blaue Reiter, and later a teacher at the Bauhaus, Kandinsky is best known for his pioneering breakthrough into expressive abstraction in 1913. His work prefigures that of the American Abstract Expressionists.

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Klee, Paul Biography, Art & Analysis

Klee, Paul

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Klee, Paul Famous Art

The Swiss-born painter Paul Klee worked in a variety of styles, including expressionism, geometric abstraction, and collage. His most famous works have a mystical quality and make use of linear and pictorial symbols.

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Moholy-Nagy, László Biography, Art & Analysis

Moholy-Nagy, László

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Moholy-Nagy, László Famous Art

Moholy-Nagy was a Hungarian painter, photographer, and teacher at the Bauhaus School. He was influential in promoting the Bauhaus's multi- and mixed-media approaches to art, advocating for the integration of technological and industrial design elements.

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Van Doesburg, Theo Biography, Art & Analysis

Van Doesburg, Theo

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Van Doesburg, Theo Famous Art

Theo van Doesburg was a Dutch artist, who together with Piet Mondrian established the De Stijl movement. Van Doesburg's most famous work experimented with geometric abstraction and archetypal forms. He was also a prominent architect and writer.

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Bauhaus: 9 of 310 Total Artists



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