Johannes Itten

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Johannes Itten (11 November 1888 – 25 March 1967) was a Swiss expressionist painter, designer, teacher, writer and theorist associated with the Bauhaus school.

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The Elements of Color, 1970, Log, PDF.
  • Mein Vorkurs am Bauhaus: Gestaltung- und Formenlehre, Ravensburg: O. Maier, 1963, 195 pp; new rev.ed. as Gestaltungs- und Formenlehre mein Vorkurs am Bauhaus u. später, ed. Anneliese Itten, 1975, 135 pp. (German)
    • Design and Form: The Basic Course at the Bauhaus, trans. John Maass, New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, 1963, 190 pp; UK ed. as The Basic Course at the Bauhaus, London: Thames and Hudson, 1964, 190 pp. (English)
    • Le dessin et la forme, trans. Albert Garreau], Paris: Dessain et Tolra, 1970, 193 pp. (French)
    • Tokyo: Bijutsu Shuppan-sha, 1970, 215 pp. (Japanese)
    • Beeldende vormleer: mein Vorkurs am Bauhaus, trans. René Smeets, De Bilt: Cantecleer, 1975, 135 pp. (Dutch)
    • Iokhannes Itten (Иоханнес Иттен) Iskusstvo formy. Moy forkurs v Baukhauze i drugikh shkolakh [Искусство формы. Мой форкурс в Баухаузе и других школах], trans. L. Monakhov, Moscow: D. Aronov, 2001, 136 pp. (Russian)
    • al-Taṣmīm wa-al-shakl, trans. Ṣabrī Muḥammad ʻAbd al-Ghanī, al-Shāriqah: Markaz al-Shāriqah lil-Ibdāʻ al-Fikrī, 2000s, 233 pp. (Arabic)

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