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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Bauhaus and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Bauhaus, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Bauhaus include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Bauhaus alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Bauhaus are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Bauhaus.

List ranges from Marcel Breuer to Max Bill and more.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Bauhaus?” and “Which celebrities are Bauhaus alumni?”

Wilhelm Wagenfeld is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Industrial designer
Wilhelm Wagenfeld was an important German industrial designer of the 20th Century, disciple of Bauhaus. He designed glass and metal works for the Jenaer Glaswerk Schott & Gen., the ...more

Herbert Bayer is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Graphic Designer, Architect
Herbert Bayer was an Austrian and American graphic designer, painter, photographer, sculptor, art director, environmental and interior designer, and architect, who was widely recognized as the ...more

Josef Albers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Josef Albers was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education ...more

Marcel Breuer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Marcel Lajos Breuer, was a Hungarian-born modernist, architect and furniture designer. One of the masters of Modernism, Breuer extended the sculptural vocabulary he had developed in the ...more

Anni Albers is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Annelise Albers was an American textile artist and printmaker. She is perhaps the best known textile artist of the 20th century.

Gunta Stölzl is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Gunta Stölzl was a German textile artist who played a fundamental role in the development of the Bauhaus school’s weaving workshop. As the Bauhaus’s only female master she created enormous ...more

Bertrand Goldberg is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Bertrand Goldberg was an American architect best known for the Marina City complex in Chicago, Illinois, the tallest residential concrete building in the world at the time of completion.

Margret Rey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Margret Rey Writer
Margret Elizabeth Rey was a writer and illustrator, known best for the Curious George series of children's picture books that she and her husband H. A. Rey created from 1939 to 1966.

Marianne Brandt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Marianne Brandt, German painter, sculptor, photographer and designer who studied at the Bauhaus school and became head of the metal workshop in 1928. Today, Brandt's designs for household ...more

Max Bill is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Architect, Artist
Max Bill was a Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, industrial designer and graphic designer.

Ferdinand Kramer is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Ferdinand Kramer was an important German architect and functionalist designer.

Mordecai Ardon is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Mordecai Ardon was an Israeli painter.

Stefan Wolpe is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Stefan Wolpe was a German-born composer.

Naum Slutzky is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Naum Slutzky
Naum Slutzky was a goldsmith, industrial designer and master craftsman of Weimarer Bauhaus. In the art history literature his first name is sometimes spelled as Nahum or Nawn.

Arieh Sharon is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Arieh Sharon Architect
Arieh Sharon was an Israeli architect and winner of the Israel Prize for Architecture in 1962. Sharon was a critical contributor to the early architecture in Israel and the leader of the first ...more

Franz Ehrlich is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Franz Ehrlich was a German architect. Franz Ehrlich was a student at the Bauhaus in Dessau from 1927 to 1930. Erlich was a Communist and was arrested and imprisoned by the Nazi regime in 1935. ...more

Richard Oelze is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Richard Oelze
Richard Oelze was a German painter. He is classified as a surrealist.

Friedl Dicker-Brandeis is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Frederika "Friedl" Dicker-Brandeis, was an Austrian artist and educator murdered by the Nazis in the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp .

Werner Drewes is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Werner Drewes

Frans Wildenhain is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Frans Wildenhain
Frans Wildenhain was a Bauhaus-trained German potter and sculptor, who taught for many years at the School for American Craftsmen at the Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY.

Roelof Paul Citroen is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Roelof Paul Citroen Arts Educator, Artist
Roelof Paul Citroen was a German-born Dutch artist, art educator and co-founder of the New Art Academy in Amsterdam. Among his best-known works are the photo-montage Metropolis and the 1949 ...more

Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack
Ludwig Hirschfeld Mack was a German/Australian artist. His formative education was 1912-1914 at Debschitz art school in Munich, and 1922 at the Bauhaus-University Weimar where following Kurt ...more

Yamawaki Iwao is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Yamawaki Iwao Photographer
Iwao Yamawaki was a renowned Japanese photographer trained at the Bauhaus.

Stella Steyn is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Stella Steyn
Stella Steyn was an Irish artist. She was born in Dublin in 1907 to dentist William Steyn and Bertha Jaffe, who met and married in Limerick, having moved to Ireland from the town of Akmene on ...more

Grete Stern is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous Bauhaus Alumni
Grete Stern Photographer
Grete Stern was a German photographer. Along with her husband, they were active agents of modernization process of visual arts in Argentina: as an example, she presented the first exhibition of ...more