The Bauhaus masters on the roof of the Bauhaus building in Dessau. From the left: Josef Albers, Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche, László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Vassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, Gunta Stölzl and Oskar Schlemmer.

Photo Archive

The unique photo archive on Bauhaus history, personalities, workshops and products has become an indispensable resource for research partners and for publishing houses around the world. Its current holdings of approximately 60,000 photos include portraits, pictures of works produced in the classrooms and workshops, Bauhaus architecture and design and related tendencies, and finally, images of the artefacts in the Bauhaus-Archiv Collection.

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung is happy to make its extensive photo archive available for publications and for research purposes. The photo services can supply illustrations in various formats and for different types of usage.

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Permanently closed! Visit us at the temporary bauhaus-archiv.

The Bauhaus-Archiv / Museum für Gestaltung at Klingelhöferstrasse is closed, as the museum building will be renovated and receive an extension. We are sorry for the inconvenience!

We look forward to welcoming you at the temporary bauhaus-archiv / museum für gestaltung, our temporary location at Knesebeckstraße 1-2 (U2 Ernst-Reuter-Platz), which includes our bauhaus-shop. See you there!

We will continue to provide topical and historical information for you on this website.