No other art school has attained a comparably wide-reaching fame and produced such an abundance of legends as the Bauhaus. Its founder Walter Gropius, and the painter, sculptor, and set designer Oskar Schlemmer are world famous, as are Josef Albers, Johannes Itten, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, László Moholy-Nagy, Gunta Stölzl, and many others. What distinguished them and what did they have in common? How did they inspire their students? What artistic achievements made the twenty-five teachers presented here so renowned?