Herbert Bayer (1900-1985) Four Progressive Circles, 1970 watercolor/gouache on paper15 x 15 inches; 31 x 31 inches framed Signed, dated and numbered lower right hello Herbert Bayer was born in Austria, where he entered into an apprenticeship under the architect and designer Georg Smidthammer, with whom Bayer learned drawing, painting, and architectural drafting, inspired by nature and without formal knowledge of art history. In ...
Throughout his prolific career, Herbert Bayer refused to distinguish between painting and sculpture, architecture and design. His intention was to promote a commingling and interpenetration of media to create a unified artistic, natural and human environment. Bayer left behind a number of maquettes to be fabricated at a variety of sizes. Peyton Wright Gallery is ...