Arts

Bauhaus Typography at 100: Exploring the Bauhaus Print Legacy and its Influence on Contemporary Typography

Event information
Date
Sun Jul 21, 2024
4:30pm - 5:30pm MDT
Location
Paepcke Auditorium
1000 N. Third St.
Aspen, CO
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Featuring Rob Saunders, executive director and curator of Letterform Archive, and Lorraine Wild, principal of Green Dragon Office and consulting creative director at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, in conversation with Bayer Center Curator Adam Thomas. They will discuss the new exhibition on display in the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies, “Bauhaus Typography at 100.”
Paepcke Auditorium, Doors open at 4:00 pm.

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You can purchase the book “Bauhaus Typography at 100” here. Books will also be available for purchase at the event. Book signing to follow.

“Featuring a splendid introduction by Ellen Lupton, Bauhaus Typography at 100 is arguably the most complete Bauhaus resource I’ve seen, and I have been collecting related volumes for decades.” — Steven Heller, PRINT magazine


Rob Saunders, Curator of Bauhaus Typography at 100 (on view at the Resnick Center for Herbert Bayer Studies), is the Executive Director & Curator of Letterform Archive in San Francisco. He began his career as an educator at The School of the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and Tufts University, venturing into freelance design work and agency collaborations. His entrepreneurial spirit led to establishing a distinguished book publishing venture, with imprints Alphabet Press, Picture Book Studio, and Rabbit Ears Books, which was later acquired by Simon & Schuster. Prior to founding Letterform Archive in 2015, he served as a creative and marketing consultant with clients in the hospitality, technology, and financial industries. The archive opened with his collection of graphic design built over 40 years, but thanks to the generosity of its community, the collection now has five times as many objects.


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