Charles T. Branford Company, 1959. Item #38952
4to; Original boards. 4to. 224 pages. Illustrated throughout with black & white photographs. Designed by Herbert Bayer. On front board the title appears as "Bauhaus Weimar. 1919-1925. Dessau 1925-1928." Many Bauhaus instructors and designers were Jewish; "The Nazi movement, from nearly the start, denounced the Bauhaus for its 'degenerate art', and the Nazi regime was determined to crack down on what it saw as the foreign, probably Jewish influences of 'cosmopolitan modernism'....The White City of Tel Aviv refers to a collection of over 4,000 Bauhaus or International style buildings built in Tel Aviv from the 1930s by German Jewish architects who emigrated to the British Mandate of Palestine after the rise of the Nazis. Tel Aviv has the largest number of buildings in this style of any city in the world. In 2003, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) proclaimed Tel Aviv's White City a World Cultural Heritage site" (Wikipedia, 2017). Cloth is faded around periphery. Internally in very good condition. Overall Very Good Condition. (ART-27-3).