TAG: Herbert Bayer

Herbert Bayer: 1938–1974
Exhibition

Herbert Bayer: 1938–1974

New York and Aspen Paintings
Apr 26, 2015–Jul 30, 2017

Celebrated for his multidisciplinary approach to art and design, Herbert Bayer called painting "the continuous link connecting all the facets of my work." The paintings presented in the exhibition give us a window into the personal side of this versatile artist. More

Herbert Bayer: Berlin Graphics 1928–1938
Exhibition

Herbert Bayer: Berlin Graphics 1928–1938

Nov 10, 2013–Oct 19, 2014

Herbert Bayer spent an artistically fruitful decade in Berlin following his tenure at the Bauhaus. His graphic designs of the time are characterized by inventive integration of typography, photomontage, and graphics. Born of Bayer’s multidisciplinary method, these designs appear fresh, even today. More

A Visual Alphabet: Herbert Bayer's Anthology Paintings
Exhibition

A Visual Alphabet: Herbert Bayer's Anthology Paintings

May 2, 2009–Feb 5, 2012

Don't miss Herbert Bayer's anthologies series, in the Hamilton Building's lower level gallery.

In these late works—painted in the final decade of his career—Bayer moved away from earlier formulas and rational structures, and allowed fantasy, intuition, and imagination to reign. The paintings re-examine his previous themes, including geologic and atmospheric forces, nature and the cosmos, and symbols such as letters and gates. More

Herbert Bayer 1900 to 1928: The Bauhaus and Pre-Bauhaus Years
Exhibition

Herbert Bayer 1900 to 1928: The Bauhaus and Pre-Bauhaus Years

Feb 11, 2012–Oct 27, 2013

Herbert Bayer 1900 to 1928: The Bauhaus and Pre-Bauhaus Years is the first in a chronological series of exhibitions that trace Bayer’s development from his earliest days in Austria through his years in the United States. Bayer was first a student and later a master (teacher) at the Bauhaus, generally regarded as the most important school of art and design of the 20th century. In Colorado, Bayer is best known as the designer of the Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, where he was able to apply the Bauhaus concept of “total design” across the Institute campus. More