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Costume Designs for the "Triadic Ballet"

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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.

Exhibition History
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
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, MARTa Herford, Herford, 09/16/2006 - 01/07/2007
From Werkbund to Bauhaus: Art and Design in Germany 1900-1934, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge
German Art of the Twenties, Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 02/26/1981 - 04/11/1981
Modernism: Designing a New World, Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 04/06/2006 - 07/23/2006
Bauhaus 1919-1933: Workshops for Modernity, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 11/08/2009 - 01/25/2010