Bauhaus Workshops: Sculpture, Wood Carving, and Weaving (1923)


The sculpture and wood carving workshops, documented in these historical photographs, are notable for their mixture of modernist pieces (either complete or in progress) with traditional stone-working and woodworking tools. The weaving workshop demonstrates the Bauhaus commitment to the traditional decorative arts.


Source: Karl Nierendorf, László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, and Bauhaus, eds. Staatliches Bauhaus, Weimar, 1919-1923. Weimar; Munich: Bauhausverlag, 1923. SLUB Dresden. Available online at:

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Hans M. Wingler, The Bauhaus: Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, Chicago. Translated by Wolfgang Jabs and Basil Gilbert. Edited by Joseph Stein. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1978.

Bauhaus Workshops: Sculpture, Wood Carving, and Weaving (1923), published in: German History Intersections, <> [November 29, 2023].