Herbert Bayer: Diagram of the Field of Vision

Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) 
"Diagram of the Field of Vision".  

It's part of a catalogue Bayer produced for the "Section Allemande" of a 1930 salon in Paris' Grand Palais, organized by the Societe des Artistes Decorateurs.  The Societe invited the Deutscher Werkbund - an association of German artists, architects, designers and industrialists - to exhibit; The Werkbund chose Walter Gropius to lead their work; Gropius enlisted contributions from his Bauhaus colleagues, Bayer, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, and Marcel Breuer. 

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El Lissitzky, Hans Arp: Die Kunstismen / Les Ismes De L'Art / The Isms of Art:
1914–1924 (1925) [DE/FR/EN]

"Habe eine Idee für das letzte Merz-Heft 1924: 'Letzte Truppenschau aller Ismen
von 1914-24'." schrieb El Lissitzky in einem Brief. Es gelang ihm, Hans Arp für
diese Idee zu begeistern.

This book begins with definitions by well-known artists of the various
movements, or forms of art, of the period. They range from Cubism, Futurism,
Expressionism, [...]

Staatliches Bauhaus Weimar, 1919-1923 (1923) [German]

This work was published on the occasion of the major Bauhaus exhibition in
August and September 1923 in 2,000 copies (another 300 were printed in English
and 300 in Russian). The colour plates include nine original lithographs by
Herbert Bayer, Marcel Breuer, L. Hirschfeld-Mack (2), R. Paris, P. Keler and W.
Molar, K. Schmidt (2), [...]

Walter Gropius, L. Moholy-Nagy (eds.): Bauhaus Books, 10 vols. (1925–1930)

1. Walter Gropius, Internationale Architektur, 1925, 111 pp.
2. Paul Klee, Pädagogisches Skizzenbuch, 1925, 50 pp.
4. Die Bühne am Bauhaus, 1925, 84 pp.
7. Walter Gropius (ed.), Neue Arbeiten der Bauhauswerkstäffen, 1925, 115 pp.
8. L. Moholy-Nagy, Malerei, Fotografie, Film, 1925/27, 140 pp.
9. Kandinsky, Punkt und Linie zu Fläche: Beitrag zur Analyse der malerischen
Elemente, 1926, 190 pp.
10. [...]

Walter Gropius: Scope of Total Architecture (1956/1962)

A collection of essays by founder of the Bauhaus.

First published by Harper, 1956
This edition published by Collier Books, 1962
Fourth printing, 1970
158 pages

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Calder: An Autobiography with Pictures (1966)

"Born in Philadelphia at the turn of the century, Alexander Calder was the son
and grandson of renowned sculptors. Originally trained as an engineer, he turned
to art in his twenties. From the early days of his famous wire circus
performances all the way into the 1960s, marked by free floating forms of his
stabile [...]

Francesco Cangiullo: Piedigrotta: Manifesto on the Dynamic and Synoptic
Declamation (1916) [Italian]

"Francesco Cangiullo, from Naples, was essentially a comedian; his theatrical
attitude towards life that turned whatever he did into a performance. For this
reason, Cangiullo could have equally well been a Futurist, a Dadaist, or a
Surrealist. Indeed, in 1916, Cangiullo's writings were published on the pages of
the Zurich Dadaist journal Cabaret Voltaire. This [...]

A Usable Collection: Essays in Honour of Jaap Kloosterman on Collecting Social
History (2014)

Established in 1935, the International Institute of Social History (IISH) based
in Amsterdam is one of the world's leading research institutes focused on
social history and holds one of the richest collections in the field. This
volume brings together thirty-five essays in honor of the IISH's longtime
director Jaap Kloosterman and gives a rare insight [...]

Suzanne Briet: What is Documentation? (1951/2006) [French, English]

Born in Paris in 1894, Suzanne Briet was active in the development of what was
then known as Documentation but would now be called Information Management or
Information Science. In 1931, she participated in founding the Union Française
des Organismes de Documentation (UFOD). She was a leader in developing
professional education for this new specialty [...]


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