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Blaine Harrington III David H. Koch Seminar Building at the Aspen Institute

How the Bauhaus Came to Aspen

The Chicago industrialist Walter Paepcke and Bauhaus-trained artist Herbert Bayer helped transform Aspen into a cultural and skiing mecca. More than a half century later, here’s what remains of their legacy. By David Hill The story of how the Bauhaus came to Aspen, Colo.,…

Women outnumbered men in the first Bauhaus class (84 to 79) and the school dropped gender-specific tuition rates that charged women a higher fee. T. Lux Feininger/Bauhaus Archive

The Women of the Bauhaus

Walter Gropius’s lofty rhetoric about equality fell short of the essentialist differences that the art school’s founders perceived between the sexes (and imposed on women at the school). Kriston Capps – Mar 15, 2019 There’s a famous image from the Bauhaus, one that places…