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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) b. Austria


“Just as typography is human speech translated into what can be read, so photography is the translation of reality into a readable image.” - http://www.photoquotes.com/showquotes.aspx?id=938&name=Bayer,Herbert

Media emphasis: graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental & interior designer, architect

Art movement(s): Bauhaus

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, form, line, pattern, shape, space

Helpful links: http://www.herbert-bayer.com/



Bayer - Bauhaus Type
Bayer - Chrome Leather Chair
Bayer - Profile
Bayer - Slice of Meat - 1932

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