The oeuvre of Bauhaus artist Alexander "Xanti" Schawinsky (1904-79) encompasses a range of social and political investigations. Schawinsky spent a lifetime relocating--from Switzerland to Germany to Italy to the United States--and in the process developed his central themes, which include the responsibility of the individual and the repercussions of machine warfare. His Bauhaus training is manifested in his work's complex interpretation of the interrelationship between art, craft and design, and his practice traversed avant ...

Xanti Schawinsky: Head Drawings and Faces of War 2015, Drawing Center, New York

ISBN-13: 9780942324891

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