Articles by: J. Dakota Brown

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J. Dakota Brown is a graphic designer, PhD candidate, and design history lecturer in Chicago.

Putting Modernism All Over the Map

It’s been 100 years since the Bauhaus school of art and design opened in the German city of Weimar. Today it’s best remembered for its clean-line, modernist designs — but behind this banal reputation lies a political project that sought to reimagine the relationship between art and the people after World War I.