Art: Economy at Harvard

In Architect Walter Gropius' 15 years at Harvard, the Graduate School of Design has risen to No. 1 rank among U.S. architectural schools, in part at least because of Walter Gropius (TIME, Jan. 21). He was renowned as the founder of Germany's famed Bauhaus school, and youngsters for whom the words Gropius and Bauhaus meant crisp, challenging modernism followed him to Harvard. There, amid the pink & white Georgian of the Yard, he and his collaborators built a modern brick and glass graduate center. But for the most part, Gropius built little, was content to be a teacher, one of the...

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