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Identification and Creation
Object Number
Marianne Brandt, German (Chemnitz, Germany 1893 - 1983 Kirchberg, Germany)
Untitled [with Anna May Wong]
Work Type
photograph, photomontage
Persistent Link
Physical Descriptions
Collage of cut and printed papers and cellulose acetate, glass, metal rivets, and flocked paper on paper board
67 x 50 cm (26 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.)
Collection of the artist, gift; to Hajo Rose. Galerie Ulrich Fiedler, sold; to Eckhard Neumann. Rudolf Kicken Gallery, sold; to Thomas Walther. Private Collection, sold [through Rudolf Kicken Gallery] to Busch-Reisinger Museum.

FN: Hajo Rose and Brandt were students together at the Bauhaus.

Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum and their Acquisitions Committee, Richard and Priscilla Hunt, Elizabeth C. Lyman, Mildred Rendl-Marcus, and Sylvia de Cuevas
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY
Accession Year
Object Number
Modern and Contemporary Art
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Publication History

Wulf Herzogenrath, Bauhaus Utopien: Arbeiten auf Papier, Cantz'sche Druckerei (Stuttgart, 1988), p. 66

Elizabeth Otto, "Figuring Gender: Photomontage and Cultural Critique in Germany's Weimar Republic: Dissertation" (2003), University of Michigan, pp. 143-145, 319

Elizabeth Otto, Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, exh. cat., Bauhaus-Archiv and jovis Verlag (Berlin, 2005), pp. 104-105, 173

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. 117

Gu Zheng, "Documentary and Representative: Harvard Art Museums' Photography Collections (Part Two)", Chinese Photography (Beijing, China, 2018), 468, pp. 128-135, p. 134, ill. (color)

Exhibition History

Tempo! Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, Bauhaus-Archiv, 10/12/2005 - 01/09/2006; Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2006 - 05/21/2006; International Center of Photography, 06/09/2006 - 08/27/2006

HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture (Spring 2010), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2010 - 05/09/2010

32Q: 1520 Art in Germany Between the Wars (Interwar and Bauhaus), Harvard Art Museums, Cambridge, 11/16/2014 - 03/06/2015

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

Subjects and Contexts

Collection Highlights

The Bauhaus

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