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Identification and Creation
Object Number
BRGA.87.4
People
Marcel Breuer, American (Pecs, Hungary 1902 - 1981 New York, N.Y., USA)
Walter Gropius, German (Berlin, Germany 1883 - 1969 Boston, Mass., USA)
Title
Project for Black Mountain College, Lake Eden, North Carolina: Perspective, college seen across the valley
Classification
Drawings
Work Type
drawing
Date
1938-1939
Places
Creation Place: North America, United States
Culture
American
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/310644
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Photographic reproduction with collage, black ink, white gouache and graphite on white wove paper
Technique
Collage
Dimensions
actual: 32.8 x 50.9 cm (12 15/16 x 20 1/16 in.)
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Walter Gropius
Object Number
BRGA.87.4
Division
Modern and Contemporary Art
Contact
am_moderncontemporary@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Bauhaus: Dessau, Chicago, New York, exh. cat., DuMont (Cologne, Germany, 2000), no. 29

Helen Molesworth and Ruth Erickson, Leap Before You Look: Black Mountain College 1933-1957, exh. cat., Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston and Yale University Press (U.S.) (New Haven and London, 2015), p. 102, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Exiles and Emigres: 1933-1945, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, 02/20/1997 - 05/11/1997; Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Montreal, 06/19/1997 - 09/07/1997; Nationalgalerie, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin, Berlin, 10/16/1997 - 01/04/1998

Bauhaus: Dessau-Chicago-New York, Museum Folkwang Essen, Essen, 08/12/2000 - 11/12/2000

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 07/07/2015 - 09/16/2015

The Bauhaus and Harvard, Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 02/08/2019 - 07/28/2019

Subjects and Contexts

The Bauhaus

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