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Untitled [with Anna May Wong]


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German (Chemnitz, Germany 1893 - 1983 Kirchberg, Germany)
Untitled [with Anna May Wong], 1929
Photograph
, Photomontage
German
,
20th century
Photomontage of newspaper clippings with glass, celluloid and metal on off-white cardboard
67 x 50 cm (26 3/8 x 19 11/16 in.)
Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Purchase through the generosity of the Friends of the Busch-Reisinger Museum and their Acquisitions Committee, Richard and Priscilla Hunt, Elizabeth C. Lyman, Mildred Rendl-Marcus, and Sylvia de Cuevas
, 2006.25
Provenance
Marianne Brandt.
Hajo Rose, Received from Marian Brandt. Marianne Brandt had been a fellow student at the Bauhaus.
Collection Eckhard Neumann, Previously owned by.
Galerie Ulrich Fiedler.
Rudolf Kicken Gallery.
Thomas Walther, Previously owned by.
Kicken Berlin, Previously owned by.
Private Collector, United States, Previously owned by.
Kicken Berlin.
Bibliography
Wulf Herzogenrath, Bauhaus Utopien: Arbeiten auf Papier, Cantz'sche Druckerei (Stuttgart, 1988), p. 66

Elizabeth Otto, "Figuring Gender: Photomontage and Cultural Critique in Germany's Weimar Republic: Dissertation", (2003), University of Michigan, pp. 143-145, 319

Elizabeth Otto, Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, exh. cat., Bauhaus-Archiv and jovis Verlag (Berlin, 2005), pp. 104-105, 173

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. 117

Exhibition History
Tempo! Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt, Bauhaus-Archiv, 10/12/2005 - 01/09/2006; Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, 03/11/2006 - 05/21/2006; International Center of Photography, 06/09/2006 - 08/27/2006
HAA 1 Survey Course (S421): Landmarks of World Art and Architecture (Spring 2010), Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Cambridge, 02/05/2010 - 05/09/2010