Bauhaus Femininities in Transformation is a talk given by Elizabeth Otto.
Elizabeth Otto is a specialist in gender, art history, and the visual cultures of modernism. Together with Patrick Rössler, she wrote Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective (Herbert Press, 2019), a major new survey of female Bauhaus artists and designers. Otto is also the author of Haunted Bauhaus: Occult Spirituality, Gender Fluidity, Queer Identities, and Radical Politics (MIT Press, 9/2019) and Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt (Jovis Verlag/Bauhaus-Archiv, 2005). Her coedited books include Bauhaus Bodies: Gender, Sexuality, and Body Culture in Modernism’s Legendary Art School (with Patrick Rössler; Bloomsbury, 2019), Art and Resistance in Germany (with Deborah Ascher Barnstone; Bloomsbury, 2018), and the exhibition catalogue 4 “Bauhausmädels”: Gertrud Arndt, Marianne Brandt, Margarete Heymann, Margaretha Reichardt. She is a professor of art history and visual studies at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York.
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