Size: 16 Pages, Transcript
Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 2 min.
Summary: An interview of Herbert Bayer conducted 1981 October 3, by Ruth Bowman, for the Archives of American Art.
Bayer speaks of his early family life in Austria, his first exposure to art, his education at the Bauhaus school in Weimar, the atmosphere and work of the early Bauhaus, leaving the Bauhaus and becoming the art director of the German edition of "Vogue," meeting Moholy-Nagy in New York, and working on exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art.