Corona Krause

1924–1925 Bauhaus student

Portrait of Corona Krause, Photo: unknown, n.d.
Portrait of Corona Krause, Photo: unknown, n.d. © unbekannt.
  • Born 16.8.1906 Genua-Coronata, Italy
  • Died 14.1.1948 Hannover, Germany

  • Different spelling Korona Krause
  • Name after marriage Corona Stichs

  • Married to Friedrich Stichs

  • Profession Weber

Corona Krause, born in Coronata near Genoa in 1906, came to the Bauhaus in Weimar at the age of 18 in 1924, where she studied weaving. A year later she did not take part in the move to Dessau, but continued her studies at Burg Giebichenstein in Halle. Corona Krause then worked as a textile and fashion designer. She has a daughter with the artist Friedrich Stichs. Krause died in Hanover in 1948. Her preliminary course work ‘Floating Sculpture’ was illustrated by her teacher László Moholy-Nagy in his Bauhaus book ‘From Material to Architecture’.

  1. Literature:
  2. · Magdalena Droste, Manfred Ludewig (1998): Das Bauhaus webt. Die Textilwerkstatt am Bauhaus, Berlin.
    · Matina Kousidi: The Thread of Corona Krause, beyond the Bauhaus, in: AIS Design (6.6.2016).
    · Sigrid Wortmann Weltge (1993): Bauhaus-textilien. Kunst und künstlerinnen der webwerkstatt, Schaffhausen.

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