The Bauhaus

Spring 2020

ARTHIST | GERMAN | VMS 731S-01

Paul Jaskot

M 3:20-5:55pm | Smith Warehouse, Bay 10, A266

This seminar analyzes the history of the Bauhaus, from its roots in Weimar Germany to its impact on framing post World War II international Modernism. It covers major scholarship on Modernism, architecture, and design as well as central questions of twentieth-century art and politics. Grounded in the foundation and activity of the school in Germany after World War I, the seminar will also cover the spread of Bauhaus ideas, faculty, and students internationally including in Japan, Turkey, the United States, and on both sides of the Cold War.