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George Adams – Bauhausler in Britain

2 March 2019 - 27 October 2019


George Teltscher ‘Das Mechanische Ballet’, c.1923
Archive of George Adams by kind permission of Sara Adams

The Isokon Gallery, London

Born George Teltscher in Vienna, Adams studied at the Bauhaus under Gropius, Itten, Kandinsky and Schlemmer and arrived in London in 1938. Following internment in Australia he returned to England and contributed to the war effort in map making and pamphlet design. He took part in the Festival of Britain (1951) and, although not well-known today, became a key figure in bringing Bauhaus ideas and pedagogy to Britain as a prolific graphic designer and long-standing teacher at the London College of Printing.


Weekends only: 11.00am-4.00pm


2 March 2019
27 October 2019
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The Isokon Gallery
Lawn Road
London, NW3 2XD United Kingdom
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