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1924

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2019

2021

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Prospectus, Bauhaus Bücher (Bauhaus Books], 1924

This is a prospectus. It was designed by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and published by Bauhaus.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Merrill Berman as part of Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

It is dated 1924. Its medium is letterpress. It is a part of the department.

This prospectus promotes books published by the Bauhaus. The school used publishing to elevate modern art and design theory.

It is credited Collection of Merrill C. Berman.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 35.9 × 46 cm (14 1/8 × 18 1/8 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Herbert Bayer: Bauhaus Master.

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