Celebrated for his multidisciplinary approach to art and design, Herbert Bayer called painting "the continuous link connecting all the facets of my work." The paintings presented in the exhibition give us a window into the personal side of this versatile artist.
Credit: Exhibition overview from museum website
Whether you go or not, the exhibition catalog, From Bauhaus to Aspen: Herbert Bayer and Modernist Design in America, suggests that Bayer did to 2-D graphic and design work what Mies Van der Rohe did to architecture. The author explores Herbert Bayer's stunning artistic legacy, which includes painting, photography, typography, sculpture, architecture, exhibition design, and graphic design.