Stove Tile with a Portrait of Otto Lindig, author: Gerhard Marcks, around 1921. Klassik Stiftung Weimar / © Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen.
Stove Tile with a Portrait of Otto Lindig, author: Gerhard Marcks, around 1921. Klassik Stiftung Weimar / © Gerhard-Marcks-Stiftung, Bremen.

The caricature portrait symbolises the community shaped by teachers and students in the Bauhaus’s ceramic workshop. Living together in the seclusion offered by Dornburg resulted in an especially fertile work atmosphere, where both individual pieces and series products were developed.

Literature:
Siebenbrodt, Michael (2000): Bauhaus Weimar. Entwürfe für die Zukunft, Ostfildern-Ruit.