Gropius House

Birthday Card: Gunta Stolzl, 1953

Gunta Stötzl was a German artist who made great impacts on the weaving workshop at the Bauhaus. After working as a Red Cross nurse in the first World War, she began her career at the Bauhaus as a student in 1920, rising through the ranks to become a full master in 1928. She served at the Bauhaus until 1931, when she was dismissed by Mies Van der Rohe, causing much controversy among the student body.