Felipe Tofani The Bauhaus technique worked best in the field of graphic design, says Aaron Betsky.

What We Did Not Learn from the Bauhaus

Inside and beyond those white boxes, there are ideas for building a better world. By Aaron Betsky We are in a Bauhaus moment. The centenary of its opening has produced a raft of exhibitions, books, articles (add this one to the pile), and even a new building—a museum...
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Opinion | What Was the Bauhaus?

The legacy of the legendary design school is both universal — and universally misunderstood. By Barry Bergdoll The Bauhaus, a design school founded a century ago this month in Germany, lasted just 14 years before the Nazis shut it down. And yet in that time it proved a magnet for...
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Bauhaus architecture and design from A to Z

To conclude our Bauhaus 100 series, celebrating the centenary of the hugely influential design school, we round out everything you need to know. Tom Ravenscroft A is for Anni and Josef Albers Anni and Josef Albers are the Bauhaus’ best-known couple. Both Albers’...
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100 years of Bauhaus: The short-lived school that changed design forever

Curbed spoke with 11 of today’s design leaders to assess its impact. By Jenny Xie and Diana Budds hink “Bauhaus” and what comes to mind? Geometric shapes? Primary colors? Sleek modern chairs in lobbies everywhere? All of those would be valid associations. Founded by German...
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The new museum, and a cradle designed by Peter Keler (1922) from the collection bloomimages

Weimar—birthplace of Bauhaus—opens new museum dedicated to the influential design school

On the same day, the nearby Neues Museum Weimar will open a new permanent exhibition on early Modernism Catherine Hickley The German city of Weimar earned Unesco World Heritage status for its classical past, embodied in buildings such as Goethe’s house and the Residential Palace....
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The Bauhaus Building Dessau, Walter Gropius (1925–26), Southside. A new Bauhaus Museum is opening in Dessau in September 2019. Photo: Tadashi Okochi © Pen Magazine, 2010 courtesy Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

Bauhaus turns 100: Here are the 13 best exhibitions to check out

To help design nerds keep up with all that’s happening this year, we’ve rounded up the most exciting Bauhaus shows on the calendar so far. There are Bauhaus shows around the world all year long By Jenny Xie April marks the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus, the immensely...
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Harvard art museums “Verdure” (1950) by Herbert Bayer

Bowing to the Bauhaus when we all were Modern – The Boston Globe

The Bauhaus school proposed radical egalitarianism through design. For its centenary, a new show at Harvard suggests it had a ways to go. By Murray Whyte CAMBRIDGE — “Less is more, ” Mies van der Rohe, he of the towering, steel-ribbed black-glass boxes, once famously proclaimed,...
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Lucia Moholy, Bauhaus Masters Housing, Dessau,1925–26: Lucia Moholy and László Moholy-Nagy's Living Room, c. 1925. Gelatin silver print with gouache retouchings. Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Ise Gropius. Photo: © Lucia Moholy Estate/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn. Photo: Harvard Art Museums; © President and Fellows of Harvard College

The Bauhaus’s Untold Impact on Everyday Design in America | Architectural Digest

At Harvard, a distinctive, lesser-known perspective on the style’s centennial This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus design school in Weimar, Germany, and tributes are being held globally. In Cambridge, Massachusetts, the Harvard Art Museums will...
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Bauhaus is 100 years old in 2019—but which one are we celebrating?

The German school, one of the crucibles of Modernism, was a complex entity Charles Darwent On 1 April 1919, a new school of applied arts opened in Weimar, the de facto capital of the Weimar Republic. State and school would last as long as each other, and die young of the same...
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Breuer is best known for his furniture, including the Wassily Chair. Image is courtesy of Knoll

Marcel Breuer: Bauhaus furniture master with a passion for architecture

Marcel Breuer is famous for tubular steel furniture, yet his real interest was architecture. We profile the Hungarian designer in our Bauhaus 100 series Jon Astbury Marcel Breuer is famous for his tubular steel furniture, yet his real interest was architecture. For our Bauhaus...
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