Beyond the Bauhaus
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Beyond the Bauhaus

By Deborah Ascher Barnstone
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Book Description

The Breslau arts scene during the Weimar period was one of the most vibrant in all of Germany, yet it has disappeared from memory and historiography. 'Beyond the Bauhaus' explores the polyvalent and contradictory nature of cultural production in Breslau in order to expand the cultural and geographic scope of Weimar history.

Table of Contents
  • Contents
  • Acknowledgments
  • Introduction: Breslau and the Culture of the Weimar Republic
  • 1. Tradition and Modernity: Urban Planning in Breslau
  • 2. Another Way to Understand Modernism: Breslau Wohnung und Werkbund Ausstellung 1929
  • 3. The Breslau Academy of Fine and Applied Arts
  • 4. Dissemination of Taste: Breslau Collectors, Arts Associations, and Museums
  • 5. Between Idealism and Realism: Architecture in Breslau
  • 6. A Nonideological Modernism: Breslau Artists in the 1920s
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Bibliography
  • Index
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