Unit 5: Between the Wars

RAT Readings Unit 5:

  1. Josh R. Rose, “Surrealism, an introduction,” in Smarthistory, September 8, 2016, accessed December 1, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/surrealism-intro/
  2. Dr. Lara Kuykendall, “Marcel Duchamp, The Bride Stripped Bare by Her Bachelors, Even (The Large Glass) ,” in Smarthistory, March 6, 2016, accessed August 20, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/duchamp-largeglass/.
  3. Lynn Robinson, “Pablo Picasso, Guernica,” in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed December 1, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/picasso-guernica/.
  4. Dr. Lara Kuykendall, “Ben Shahn, The Passion of Sacco and Vanzetti,” in Smarthistory, November 28, 2015, accessed August 20, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/ben-shahn-the-passion-of-sacco-and-vanzetti/.

RAT Videos Unit 5:

  • Dr. Robert Cozzolino, Minneapolis Institute of Art and Dr. Steven Zucker, “George Grosz, Remembering,” in Smarthistory, December 21, 2018, accessed August 20, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/george-grosz-remembering/.

  • Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, “Jacob Lawrence, The Migration Series,” [Watch *long version*] in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed December 1, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/jacob-lawrence-the-migration-series/. 


This website was launched in conjunction with the exhibition People on the Move: Beauty and Struggle in Jacob Lawrence’s Migration Series, organized by The Phillips Collection and the Museum of Modern Art in collaboration with the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. The Phillips Collection’s presentation was curated by Elsa Smithgall.


RAT Study Images Unit 5:

Study images RAT Unit 5

Application Readings Unit 5:

  1. Walter Gropius, “Programme of the Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar” (1919)
  2. Walter Gropius, “Principles of Bauhaus production [Dessau]” (1926)

Unit 5 Powerpoint Presentation