Bauhaus Diaspora and Beyond - Transforming Education in Art, Architecture and Design

Author(s): Ann Stephen; Philip Goad; Andrew McNamara; Harriet Edquist

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Bauhaus Diaspora and Beyond- Transforming Education in Art, Architecture and Design presents an extraordinary new Australasian cultural history. It is a migrant and refugee story- from 1930, the arrival of so many emigre, internee and refugee educators helped to transform art, architecture and design in Australia and New Zealand. Fifteen thematic essays and twenty individual case studies bring to light a tremendous amount of new archival material in order to show how these innovative educators, exiled from Nazism, introduced Bauhaus ideas and models to a new world. As their Bauhaus model spanned art, architecture and design, the book provides a unique cross-disciplinary, emigre history of art education in Australia and New Zealand. It offers a remarkable and little-known chapter in the wider Bauhaus venture, which has multiple legacies and continues to inform our conceptions of progressive education, creativity and the role of art and design in the wider community.

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General Fields

  • : 9780522875621
  • : Melbourne University Publishing
  • : Miegunyah Press, The
  • : August 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ann Stephen; Philip Goad; Andrew McNamara; Harriet Edquist
  • : Paperback