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  1. 1. Marianne Brandt
  2. 2. Basic Information Born in Chemnitz, Germany on 6th November 1893 Brandt is best known for being the first womanBauhaus designer. Moholy-Nagy called her his "bestand most ingenious student,.
  3. 3. Work, Education & Life Events 1911-17: Studies painting and sculpture at the RoyalSaxon Academy for the Fine Arts. 1919: Married Erik Brandt, a Norwegian painter, inChristiana. The Brandts lived in Norway and the South ofFrance, before joining the Weimar Bauhaus in 1923. Theydivorced in 1935. 1917-23: Works as free lace artist. 1924: Attends the Vorkus (foundation course), Weimer.
  4. 4. 1925-26: Trainee in the machine shop run bythe Bauhaus (from 1925 in Dessau); during thisperiod mainly designs metal objects fordomestic use. 1927-29: Deputy manager of the machineshop; concerns herself primarily with designinglight fittings for various companies. 1929: Bauhaus diploma; employed briefly byWalter Gropiuss firm in Berlin.
  5. 5. 1930-33: Artistic assistant at the metal ware factoryRupplewerk, Gotha. 1933-49: Works as freelace artist. 1949-54: Employed as teacher at the state schoolfor Applied Arts, Dresden and the School for theApplied Arts, Berlin- Weissensee. 1983: Passes away at the age of 89 on June 18th inKirchbery, Saxony.
  6. 6. Influences Lszl Moholy-Nagy wasa significant influence onMarianne as she spenther time at theworkshop. He was fondof her work and ideasand Marianne looked upto him almost like aninspiration for the wayshe designed. Shecontinued her training atthe Bauhaus in Dessauand continued her workin the metal workshopwith Lszl Moholy-Nagy
  7. 7. Mariannes Designs Brandts designs for metal ashtrays, tea and coffee services, lamps and otherhousehold objects are now recognized as among the best of both Weimarand Dessau Bauhaus. Further, they were among the few Bauhaus designs tobe mass-produced during the interwar period, and several of them arecurrently available as reproductions.
  8. 8. Interesting Facts She made a very vast amount ofdifferent types of lamps. Although she was extremely talentedand successful at the Bauhaus,Marianne Brandt never managed toestablish herself as a self-employedindustrial designer.
  9. 9. How has she influenced Design Marianne Brandt, whose leadership inthe metal department resulted in theschools most profitable division. She contributed to the recognition ofFemales as legitimate designers.
  10. 10. The End!Presentation done by: Bon Scott: Presenter/ Researcher Skyler Jackson: Presenter/ Reasearcher Shinjii Tanaka: Reasearcher Ben Gesterkamp: Researcher Kenzie Matthews: Reasercher Trent Burley: Designer
  11. 11. APA Referencing Corbin, D (2008, July 15). Retreieved April 10, 2013 fromhttp://www.oxfordartonline.com/subscriber/article/grove/art/T010924 Marianne Brandt. (2013). Retrieved April 10, 2013, from bauhaus-online.de/en/atlas/personen/marianne-brandt. Dearstyne H. & Spaeth D. (1986) Inside the Bauhaus. Rizzioli- New York Neumann E. (1993) Bauhaus and Bauhaus People. Van Nostrand Reinhold- New York Albus V., Kras R. & Woodham J. M. (Unkown) Icons of Design The 20th Century. Prestel-Munich, London, New York.