Marianne Liebe Brandt
(1893 - 1983)
Marianne Liebe Brandt was active/lived in Germany. Marianne Brandt is known for self portrait photography, metal work, photomontage, design, teaching.
Biography Marianne Liebe Brandt
Marianne Brandt was a German painter, sculptor, photographer and designer who studied at the Bauhaus school and became head of the metal workshop in 1928. Today, Brandt's designs for household objects such as lamps, ashtrays and teapots are considered the harbinger of modern industrial design.
Brandt was born in Chemnitz as Marianne Liebe. In 1919 she married the Norwegian painter Erik Brandt, with whom she traveled in Norway and France. She trained as a painter before joining the Weimar Bauhaus in 1923. There she became a student of Hungarian modernist theorist and designer László Moholy-Nagy in the metal workshop. She quickly rose to the position of workshop assistant and succeeded Moholy as the workshop's director in 1928, serving
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