The Bauhaus and America: The first contacts 1919-1936

The Bauhaus closed on 10 August 1933, in Berlin. The Nazis destroyed it and accused Mies van der Rohe, its director, of 'Americanisation'. A few years later, Mies began a new career in Chicago where Moholy Nagy's short-lived New Bauhaus opened. In 1937 Gropius went to Harvard. The Diaspora from ...

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