Bauhaus Dessau: Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection

For all who having seen “Zwei Leben für die Fotografie – Lillian Bassman and Paul Himmel” have rediscovered their passion for photo exhibitions: On Tuesday December 4th the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau open their winter exhibition “Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection ”

Presenting 59 photos recently purchased from the Thomas Walther Collection, the exhibition promises to provide a fascinating “behind the scenes” look at Bauhaus from 1925-1931, featuring as it does images from the daily routine, teaching and social life at Bauhaus Dessau. And so in that respect the exhibition can also be seen as a continuation of the “Bauhaus Art as Life” exhibition that ran at the Barbican Centre London earlier this year.

Among the Bauhäusler presented in “Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection” as either photographer or subject are Herbert Bayer,  Marcel Breuer, T. Lux Feininger, Hannes ­Meyer and ­László ­Moholy-Nagy.

In addition to the exhibition  itself “Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection” also features an accompanying programme including workshops, lectures and guided tours of the exhibition.
The opening on December 4th is open to all.

“Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection” runs at Bauhaus Dessau from December 4th 2012 until Sunday February 24th 2013.

Full details can be found at www.bauhaus-dessau.de

Das Bauhaus im Bild. Die Fotosammlung Thomas Walther

Photography at Bauhaus – The Walther Collection



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