Post World War 2:1940s- 50s
Moved focus of art from Paris to New York
-From Dans presentation 2 weeks ago we know that the build up to and the eventual outbreak of WW2 with Hitlers invasion of Poland in 1933 led to the collapse of Bauhaus.
-There was then a massive exodus of talent out of Germany to USA, RUSSIA, ENGLAND and France.
-Walter Gropius [founder of Bauhaus], architect
-George Grosz, designer
-Otto Dix, Expressionist painter all move to the US
-In America the work of the psychoanalysts Carl Jung, Reich and Sigmund Freud had a great following
-as did the works of philosophers and writers such as, Jean Paul Sartre, Samuel Becket, and... View More »