Category Archives: Bauhaus

Bauhaus Travel Book. Weimar. Dessau. Berlin.

On February 22nd the Bauhaus Archiv Berlin, Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau and Klassik Stiftung Weimar officially launched their latest co-operation, “Bauhaus Travel Book. Weimar. Dessau. Berlin.” -  a publication that is as much a guide through the history as through the … Continue reading

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Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau: Kibbutz and Bauhaus

Until April 9th the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau is presenting an exhibition exploring the links between Bauhaus Dessau and the Kibbutz movement in Palestine/Israel. “Kibbutz and Bauhaus” begins by explaining the history of the Kibbutz movement and  highlighting the biographies of … Continue reading

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Mies van der Rohe Haus Berlin: Friend or Foe? Bauhaus and Wallpaper

Although we would be very interested to have read what the British design magazine wallpaper* would have made of Bauhaus had they been publishing in the 1920s – the discussion in the Mies van der Rohe Haus, Berlin on September … Continue reading

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Josef Albers Window – Intallation Underway

Visitors to the Grassi Museum Leipzig can currently experience the installation of the re-created Josef Albers window next to the main staircase. One of the largest examples of Bauhaus stained glass work, the Josef Albers window was destroyed during allied … Continue reading

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Josef Albers Window to be Recreated.

The 1927 exhibition „Europäisches Kunstgewerbe 1927″ was important for the Leipzig Grassi Museum in two respects. It helped establish the institutions reputation throughout Europe. Josef Albers won the competition to design the window of the main staircase in the Johannisplatz … Continue reading

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Tschechischer Kubismus im Alltag. Artěl 1908 – 1935

Although admittedly never quite as successful as the Wiener Werkstätte or Bauhaus, the designers and artists who organised themselves in the Artěl collective still played an important role in the development of the European arts and crafts movement in the … Continue reading

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Grassimesse 2010: Pfeilerhalle

Now that the Grassimesse 2010 is finished, we finally have time to reflect a little on the weekend. Whereas the work of the exhibitors normally stands in the spotlight, the real highlight of the 2010 Grassimesse was without question the … Continue reading

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International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010

On Friday evening the winners of the International Marianne Brandt Contest 2010 were announced at an Awards Ceremony in the Chemnitz Oper. First staged in 2001 the Marianne Brandt Contest seeks to award the those designers and photographers under 40 … Continue reading

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Hajo Rose – Bauhaus Foto Typo

On September 14th a new exhibition looking at the work of one of the most intriguing Bauhaus artists opens at the Bauhaus Archiv in Berlin. “Hajo Rose – Bauhaus Foto Typo” focuses primarily on the Hajo Rose’s time at Bauhaus … Continue reading

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