Category Archives: Bauhaus

Villa Esche Chemnitz: Die Bauhauskünstlerin Marianne Brandt

As the final part of their celebration of Henry van de Velde’s 150th birthday the Villa Esche in Chemnitz is currently presenting an exhibition devoted the Chemnitz designer and artist Marianne Brandt: a person whom the organisers, with more than … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Archiv Berlin: ON-TYPE – Texts on Typography

Following on from the Sven Temper exhibition Raumbilder at Galerie Hans-Peter Jochum, another tip for all visiting Berlin in the coming weeks. Until August 5th the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin is presenting the exhibition ON-TYPE – Texts on Typography, an exploration … Continue reading

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Neues Museum Weimar: Henry van de Velde. Leidenschaft, Funktion und Schönheit

Its probably fair to say that given the importance of Henry van de Velde’s decade in Weimar for the development of 20th century European design and architecture, the Thüringen town let him down. Badly. In 1902 Henry van de Velde … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Ceramics Museum Berlin: Haël-Keramik 1923 – 1933

Until October 22nd the Ceramics Museum Berlin is presenting an exhibition of works by the German ceramicist Margarete Heymann-Loebenstein. Born in 1899 in Cologne, Margarete Heymann studied painting and drawing in Cologne and Düsseldorf before in 1920 she undertook the … Continue reading

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Stories from the Collection: Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe

Despite being one of the best known, most iconic – and sadly most widely copied – furniture design classic, the Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe was never intended to go into serial production. Commissioned to design the German … Continue reading

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Marcel Breuer – Design and Architecture @ Bauhaus Dessau

Until October 31st Bauhaus Dessau is showing an exhibition dedicated to one of the school’s most important and interesting members, Marcel Breuer. Born in Pécs, Hungary in 1902 Marcel Breuer joined Bauhaus Weimar in 1920 before being appointed a Junior … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Dessau @ Grassi Museum Leipzig: bauhaus 3 Launch and Panel Discussion

On Wednesday June 20th Bauhaus Dessau will launch the 3rd edition of their bauhaus magazine in the Pfeilerhalle of the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig. Initially launched in 1927 bauhaus ran until 1931 and reported not only on what … Continue reading

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Bauhaus Berlin Tours 2012

In a new cooperation for 2012 the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin has teamed up with specialist tour company art:berlin to offer a series of Bauhaus themed tours through Berlin and environs. The tours are independent of the recently published “Bauhaus Travel … Continue reading

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Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig: “Art Nouveau to Present” Open!

The years of planning and organising are finally over. On March 4th the Grassi Museum for Applied Arts Leipzig finally opens the final section of its permanent exhibition:  “Art Nouveau to Present” Over the coming weeks we’ll look in more … Continue reading

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