Visual Artist Famous Bauhaus Artists

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List of famous Bauhaus artists, with images, bios, and information about their notable works. All the greatest artists associated with the Bauhaus movement are included here, along with clickable names for more details on that particular painter or sculptor. These notable Bauhaus period artists are organized alphabetically, but you may sort this information by clicking any column. Every well-known or influential figure in this movement is listed below. You can use this fact-based list to create a new list, re-rank it to fit your opinion, then share it with your Facebook friends, Twitter followers or with any other social networks you use regularly. List is made up of artists like {X} and {Y}. (7 items)
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Paul Klee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bauhaus Artists
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Paul Klee was a Swiss-German painter. His highly individual style was influenced by movements in art that included expressionism, cubism, and surrealism. Klee was a natural draftsman who experimented with and eventually deeply explored color theory, writing about it extensively; his lectures ...more

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Artworks: Angelus Novus, Revolution des Viadukts, Der Goldfisch, Garten der Leidenschaft (Garden of Passion) Little Castle in the Air, + more

Birthplace: Münchenbuchsee, Switzerland

Associated periods or movements: German Expressionism, Der Blaue Reiter, Cubism, Surrealism Expressionism, + more

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Painting, Drawing

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Oskar Schlemmer was a German painter, sculptor, designer and choreographer associated with the Bauhaus school. In 1923 he was hired as Master of Form at the Bauhaus theatre workshop, after working some time at the workshop of sculpture. His most famous work is "Triadisches Ballett," in which the ...more

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Artworks: Treppenszene, Abstract Figure, Bauhaus Stairway, Grotesque

Birthplace: Stuttgart, Germany

Associated periods or movements: Bauhaus style

Nationality: Germany

Art Forms: Sculpture, Painting

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László Moholy-Nagy is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bauhaus Artists
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László Moholy-Nagy was a Hungarian painter and photographer as well as a professor in the Bauhaus school. He was highly influenced by constructivism and a strong advocate of the integration of technology and industry into the arts. ...more

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Artworks: Helsinki, Puppen (In der Mittagssonne) (Dolls [In the Midday Sun]), Q 1 Suprematistic, Yellow Circle Space Modulator L3, + more

Birthplace: Bácsborsód, Hungary

Associated periods or movements: Bauhaus style

Nationality: Hungary

Art Forms: Photography, Painting

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Warja Honegger-Lavater


Warja Honegger-Lavater was born in Winterthur, Switzerland. She was a Swiss artist and illustrator noted primarily for working in the artist's books genre by creating accordion fold books that re-tell classic fairy tales with symbols rather than words. ...more

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Birthplace: Winterthur, Switzerland

Associated periods or movements: Arts and Crafts movement, Modernism, Bauhaus style

Nationality: Switzerland

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Irene Rice Pereira was an American abstract artist, poet, and philosopher who played a significant role in the development of modernism in America. She is known for her work in the Geometric abstraction, Abstract expressionist, and lyrical abstraction genres and her use of the principles of the ...more

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Artworks: Abstraction, Quadrangles in Two Planes

Birthplace: Chelsea, Boston, Massachusetts, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Bauhaus style

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Painting

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Edith Heath is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bauhaus Artists
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Edith Heath


Edith Kiertzner Heath was an American studio potter "but soon became involved in the design and production of pottery and tableware on a far larger scale than that of most studio potters." In 1948, Edith founded Heath Ceramics. The company, well known for its mid-century modern ceramic tableware, ...more

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Birthplace: Ida Grove, Iowa, United States of America

Associated periods or movements: Bauhaus style

Nationality: United States of America

Art Forms: Ceramic art

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Frances Senska


Frances Maude Senska was an art professor and artist specializing in ceramics who taught at Montana State University – Bozeman from 1946 to 1973. She was known as the "grandmother of ceramics in Montana". During her career, she trained a number of now internationally known ceramic artists. ...more

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Birthplace: Grand Batanga, Cameroon

Associated periods or movements: Bauhaus style

Art Forms: Ceramic art

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