Timeline

1911–1918
studied painting and sculpture at the Weimar Fine Arts School
1924
enrolled at the "Bauhaus" in Weimar
1929
had a brief stint working in Walter Gropius' Berlin architecture practice
1926–1932
head of the design division for the applied arts at the Ruppelwerke Metalware Factory in Gotha
1919–1935
married Erik Brandt, a Norwegian painter, in Christiana and eventually divorced in 1935
1949
invited to teach at the Hochschule der Bildenden Künste in Dresden
1951–1954
taught in East Berlin at the Institut für angewandte Kunst
1893–1983
Born in Chemnitz as Marianne Liebe
1983
died in Kirchberg, Saxony at the age of 89

Exhibitions

2012
Der Nackte Mann - Lentos Kunstmuseum Linz, Linz
Bauhaus: Art as Life - Barbican Art Gallery, London (England)
2011
Leipzig . Fotografie seit 1839 / 1918-1961 - Stadtgeschichtliches Museum Leipzig, Leipzig
2009
Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity - MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY
The Bauhaus 1919-1933 - Photographs Do Not Bend Gallery - PDNB, Dallas, TX
Selections From The Permanent Collection - Neue Galerie New York, New York City, NY
2008
bauhaus - Galerie Berinson, Berlin
Foto: Modernity In Central Europe, 1918–1945 - Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI
2007
Modernism - Designing a New World 1914-1939 - The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
2006
Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt - ICP - International Center of Photography, New York City, NY (solo)
Tempo, Tempo! The Bauhaus Photomontages of Marianne Brandt - Busch-Reisinger Museum, Cambridge, MA (solo)
Selections from the permanent collection - Neue Galerie New York, New York City, NY
2005
Tempo, Tempo! Bauhaus Fotomontagen von Marianne Brandt - Bauhaus Archiv, Berlin (solo)
Marianne Brandt - Willi Moegle - Johann Hendrix - Kunstmuseum Ahlen, Ahlen
2004
Modern Means: Continuity and Change in Art from 1880 to the Present - Mori Art Museum, Tokyo
2003
BAUHAUS / NEW BAUHAUS: Photography + Collage - Ubu Gallery, New York City, NY
1991
Photographie am Bauhaus - ACC Galerie Weimar, Weimar
1985
La photographie du Bauhaus - Musée d´art contemporain de Montréal, Montreal, QC
1980
Film und Foto der zwanziger Jahre - Kunstverein in Hamburg, Hamburg
1978
Revolution und Realismus - Revolutionäre Kunst in Deutschland 1917 bis 1933 - Altes Museum, Berlin
1977
Tendenzen der 20er Jahre - Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin
1973
Art Deco - The Renaissance Society at The University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1929
designed furniture for mass production and modular furniture while also working on the interior design of housing in Karlsruhe-Dammerstock.
Film und Foto - Kunstgewerbemuseum Berlin, Berlin
Film und Foto - Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Zurich
1928
1928 “Kandem” table lamp
1924
1924 teapot and sieve
1924 hanging ceiling lamp

Public Collections

The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City, NY, USA
MoMA - Museum of Modern Art, New York City, NY, USA
Brighton Museum and Art Gallery, Brighton (England), UK
Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Kunstsammlungen zu Weimar - Bauhaus-Museum, Weimar, Germany
Neue Sächsische Galerie, Chemnitz, Germany