On 30 September 1922, Oskar Schlemmer, leading light of the Bauhaus school, staged his Das Triadisches Ballett” (The Triadic Ballet) in Donaueschingen, Germany. This odd multi-media show toured from 1922 until around 1936. The ballet’s dances are largely forgotten. But the show’s ornamental costumes made to Schlemmer’s designs remain mesmerising.
Although the following Schlemmer costumes were not in the ballet we thought you’d enjoy seeing them: