Herbert Bayer: The Bauhaus-Aspen Connection

August 19, 2019  • Society of Fellows

A key figure in the history of the school was Herbert Bayer, a Bauhaus master who ultimately spent nearly 30 years helping to transform Aspen, the once-neglected silver mining town, into a world-renowned cultural destination. Bernard Jazzar delves into how the Bauhaus legacy lives on in Aspen, most visibly through Bayer’s design of the Aspen Institute campus, which reflects his all-encompassing vision of a total work of art.