An extension of her exhibition review “Image of the Bauhaus” from two years before, this essay was the first to foreground how the Bauhaus was being historicized, even as that history was still in formation. Her method is aphoristic, as she assembles an arsenal of quotations and phrases culled from the press and various other publications. Through strategic juxtaposition, as well as recourse to an unstated personal involvement in the history that she discusses, she demonstrates the emergence and consolidation of various Bauhaus mythologies.
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