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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.24.32
People
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Total Theater for Erwin Piscator, Berlin, 1927: View into shell: View from below of the dome structure (blue); the rings and hanging stage (yellow); view of the rings (red)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: UNTERANSICHT DER NETZWERK KUPFEL/BLAU/DER RINGE UND HAENEBUEHNE/GELB/ANSICHT DER RINGE/ROT/
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1927
Culture
German
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/169410
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Graphite and wash on paper
Dimensions
63.2 x 57.9 cm (24 7/8 x 22 13/16 in.)
frame: 82.2 x 76.2 x 2.2 cm (32 3/8 x 30 x 7/8 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Object Number
BRGA.24.32
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet, Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 103

Exhibition History

Walter Gropius' Total Theater Design of 1927: "A Variable Theater-Instrument", Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge

Modell Bauhaus, Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin-Kreuzberg, 07/22/2009 - 10/04/2009

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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