Not the Bauhaus: The Breslau Academy of Art and Applied Arts

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Wiley-Blackwell Publishing
Publication Type:
Journal Article
Citation:
The Journal of Architectural Education, 2008, 62 (1), pp. 46 - 55
Issue Date:
2008-01
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Once at the pinnacle of progressive art education, the Breslau Academy of Art and Applied Art has been largely forgotten. The Academy deserves attention, however, because it was a paradigm for art school reform in a time when Germany was rife with experiments in arts education. Differ- ent from its more famous contemporary, the Bauhaus, the Breslau Academy is a study in another aspect of the avant-garde, and its history helps complete our picture of the complexities of progressive art and architecture education during the 1920s.
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