Image of the Week: Walter Gropius

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Walter Gropius (1883-1969) – German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School.

Detail of Desk and Chair, Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, built in 1938 (photo)

 This image (courtesy of Bridgeman Education) is of furniture designed by Gropius, now in Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, built in 1938.

The exhibition – Bauhaus: Art as Life is now on at The Barbican, London, and runs until 12th August 2012.

See the new self study display about The Bauhaus (books, DVDs and journal articles available from the library) in Howard Gardens Library from Friday 25th May.

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