Art

Costume Designs for the "Triadic Ballet"

To save your search or Lightbox, log in or create an account

German (Stuttgart, Germany 1888 - 1943 Baden-Baden, Germany)
Costume Designs for the "Triadic Ballet", 1926
Original Language Title: Das Triadische Ballet
Drawing
German
,
20th century
Black ink, gouache, metallic powder, graphite, and typewritten collage elements on cream wove paper, mounted to cream card
mount; actual: 46.3 x 64 cm (18 1/4 x 25 3/16 in.)
actual: 38.6 x 53.7 cm (15 3/16 x 21 1/8 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Museum Purchase
, BR50.428
Description
2 collage elements
Marks
stamp: on mount at l.c., red ink: DAS TRIADISCHE BALLETT / OSKAR SCHLEMMER
Bibliography
Herbert Bayer, ed., Bauhaus, 1919-1928, exh. cat., ed. Herbert Bayer Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, NY, 1938), p. 65

Charles Werner Haxthausen, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University, Abbeville Press (New York, NY, 1980), p. 119, repr.

Kristin A. Mortimer, Harvard University Art Museums: A Guide to the Collections, Harvard University Art Museums/Abbeville Press (Cambridge, MA; New York, NY, 1985), no. 386, p. 322, repr.

Peter Nisbet and Emilie Norris, Busch-Reisinger Museum: History and Holdings, Harvard University Art Museums (Cambridge, MA, 1991), p. 65, ill.

Peter Nisbet and Joseph Koerner, The Busch-Reisinger Museum, Harvard University Art Museums, ed. Peter Nisbet Harvard University Art Museums and Scala Publishers Ltd. (Cambridge, MA and London, England, 2007), p. 129

David Frankel, ed., Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, exh. cat., ed. David Frankel Museum of Modern Art, New York (New York, 2009), cat. no. 217, p. 170, color repr.

Kathleen James-Chakraborty and Eva Forgas, Bauhaus: Art as Life, exh. cat., Barbican Art Gallery and Koenig Books Ltd (London, 2012), p. 195, fig. 174, ill.

Exhibition History
From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge
Works from the 20th Century Collection of the Busch-Reisinger, National Gallery of Art, Washington, 06/15/1980 - 09/01/1980; Wildenstein Gallery, New York, New York, 09/23/1980 - 10/24/1980
German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981
Deutsche Kunst des 20. Jahrhunderts aus dem Busch-Reisinger Museum, Stadtische Galerie im Stadelschen Kunstinstitut, Frankfurt, 10/23/1982 - 01/16/1983; Bauhaus-Archiv, Berlin 30, 02/10/1983 - 04/17/1983; Kunstmuseum Düsseldorf, Düsseldorf, 05/08/1983 - 06/26/1983
Modernism: Designing a New World, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 04/06/2006 - 07/23/2006; MARTa Herford, Herford, 09/16/2006 - 01/07/2007
Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010