This served the school’s posterity well after 1945. In Communist East Germany, the taint of luxury made its memory suspect: “the formalism of the so-called Bauhaus style …promoted by the Americans in West Germany, has led along dead-ends” growled Walter Ulbricht, the future leader of the German Democratic Republic, in 1951. To the West, the Bauhaus was now not just anti-Nazi but anti-Communist, even though its students had included Fritz Ertl, a future architect of Auschwitz, and it had been a hotbed of Communists under Meyer. History is seldom neat, and tends to be written by the victors.

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