Bauhaus Optical Color Mixer Top
The Optischer Farbmischer or Optical color-mixer was designed by Ludwig Hirschfeld-Mack as a didactic toy at the Bauhaus. The color-mixer has been reproduced in collaboration with the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin. Hirschfeld-Mack demonstrates how the rotation of the gyrating top produces the optical mixing of the colors printed upon the laid-on plates.
- Wood top with 7 black and white or color plates that can be changed on the top
- Top measures 4 inches in diameter x 4 inches high
- Box measures 4 inches x 4 inches x 4 inches
- Includes text with historical information on the Bauhaus School and the artist
- Made in Berlin, Germany
- Item #: 9716