Herbert Bayer and Graphic Design in Germany, 1928-1938

Herbert Bayer und die deutsche Werbegrafik 1928–1938

Klingelhöferstraße 14, Berlin, 10785
Admission: EUR 8 (entry to Bauhaus Archive Museum, this exhibition is free) 
THIS EXHIBITION IS NO LONGER OPEN - it ended on 24/02/2014
Wheelchair Access
 
Opening Times
Monday: 1000 - 1700
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 1000 - 1700
Thursday: 1000 - 1700
Friday: 1000 - 1700
Saturday: 1000 - 1700
Sunday: 1000 - 1700
Closed on 24th December.
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He was one of the most creative commercial graphic artists of his period, and was decades ahead of it stylistically.

After leaving the Bauhaus in Dessau in 1928, Herbert Bayer continued in Berlin to rigorously pursue the principles of modern graphic art developed at the Bauhaus. Up to the time of his emigration to the USA in 1938, he created hundreds of posters, title pages for books and journals, and commercial adverts and brochures. His clients included companies from the consumer goods industry and publishers, as well as state and semi-state institutions.

Bayer also put his innovative advertising ideas at the service of the Nazi dictators. Seventy-five years after he emigrated, this exhibition offers a critical and comprehensive view of Herbert Bayer’s work from 1928 to 1938.

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