Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Postcard No. 1 for the 1923 Bauhaus Exhibition, Weimar, July-September 1923
Lyonel Feininger, American (active Germany), 1871 - 1956. Printed and published by the Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar.
Color lithograph, printed in black, yellow and blue inks
Currently not on view
1974-179-67Gift of Carl Zigrosser, 1974
LabelIn June 1922, the State Assembly of Thuringia, which had lent money to the Bauhaus, demanded that the fledgling school report on its progress thus far. In response, the Bauhaus mounted its first comprehensive public exhibition—in effect a justification of the school’s existence—in Weimar, Germany, the following summer. Architecture, rather than painting or drawing, was the central focus, and there was a marked emphasis on integrating art and technology.