This accessible introduction to the Bauhaus tells the story of a radical concept of artistic expression that would transcend the traditional boundaries of the arts. Written in an engaging journalistic style and featuring an innovative layout, the book sheds light on the unconventional lives of the people involved in the Bauhaus, examines the experimental teachings of the movement, and profiles its major figures. This new volume in the Living Art series gives an overview of the developments and ideas of the Bauhaus and offers new perspectives on the art and personalities of this important era. Including approximately 100 full-colour reproductions, this volume presents the historical context that fostered the movement and introduces readers to the major Bauhaus artworks and artists. A fascinating introduction for anyone interested in learning about this renowned movement, here is a book that is as readable as it is informative.