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Walter Gropius

[German Architect, 1883-1969]

• Relationships: Founder of the Bauhaus School in Weimar, Germany.
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Includes biographical information about the artist

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Lots of information about Gropius, who founded the Bauhaus school in 1919

Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK
15 works by or related to the artist

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
Door handle, 1923

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Mary Ann Sullivan's Digital Imaging Project
Harkness Commons and the Graduate Center, Harvard University

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

PBase Photo Sharing
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A couple of photographs of the Pan Am Building in New York City

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Dr Leslie and The Composing Room

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Walter Gropius  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

The Magazine Antiques
"Design and reform: the making of the Bauhaus"

Audio selections from an interview with the artist

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
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The Theater of the Bauhaus

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The New Architecture and The Bauhaus

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