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How Bauhaus Artist Herbert Bayer Helped Put Aspen on the Map

From 1919 to 1933, artists ran a revolutionary modernist school in Germany called the Bauhaus. But when pressure from the Nazis forced the Bauhaus to shut its doors in the lead up to World War II, its many talented students and teachers fled, taking the school’s radical ideas about art, architecture, design and craftsmanship with them to locations around the world.
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