Design Genius Bullied by a Dictatorship : Notes on Oskar Schlemmer

Sept. 4 is the birthday of a Bauhaus artist who flourished in Germany’s vibrant 1920s. Then Nazis gained power by sowing division among citizens, stirring violence in the streets and attacking artists and the press.

How cutting edge were the costumes Oscar Schlemmer (1888–1943) designed for his Triadic Ballet?