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Harvard Museums Releases Online Catalogue of 32,000 Bauhaus Works

Harvard Museums Releases Online Catalogue of 32,000 Bauhaus Works
Harvard Museums Releases Online Catalogue of 32,000 Bauhaus Works, © Gili Merin
© Gili Merin

In anticipation of the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus school in 2019, Harvard Art Museums has released an online catalogue of their 32,000-piece Bauhaus Collection, containing rarely seen drawings and photographs from attendees and instructors of the revolutionary German design school.

The collection features work from the likes of Mies van der Rohe, Bertrand Goldberg, Marcel Breuer, and Bauhaus-founder Walter Gropius himself, and can be navigated through a search bar and an easy-to-use set of filters, allowing you to categorize work by topic, medium, date or artist.

Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums
Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums

Exploring the tabs at the top of the page will take you to the table of contents, a chronological history of the school and an essay covering the impact of the Bauhaus on the design world; or simply skip to the “Holdings” tab and select “Architecture” to begin explore the vast collection of works. Highlights include early sketches from Mies and drawings and photographs of Gropius and Adolf Meyer’s design for the Chicago Tribune Tower competition.

Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums
Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums

If the online catalogue is not enough (which seems unlikely), or you’d like explore examples of Bauhaus design in the real world, the site also contains a map of all the Bauhaus related sites found in the Boston area.

Find the collection at the Harvard Art Museums' online platform, here.

Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums
Screenshot via Harvard Art Museums

H/T Curbed, The Evolving Critic.

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Cite: Patrick Lynch. "Harvard Museums Releases Online Catalogue of 32,000 Bauhaus Works" 17 Aug 2016. ArchDaily. Accessed . <https://www.archdaily.com/793507/harvard-museums-releases-online-catalogue-of-32000-bauhaus-works/> ISSN 0719-8884
© Gili Merin

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