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The Women of Bauhaus


While the Bauhaus school is well known, and its original manifesto proclaimed an environment of equality, most of the women who went to the school were ushered into specific courses, rather than given their choice of studies.

Image Courtesy of the Gunta Stölzl Foundation.

Knotted Floor Carpet - Detail

Wool on hemp weft Woven for the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923 Intended for serial production 505 x 100cm, originally 600 x 100cm (Length of pattern 195 cm) Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin

Topics in this Podcast: women's rights, Germany, women, 20th century


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