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Josef Albers and Nan Goldin, an Unlikely Duo

What do Josef Albers and Nan Goldin have in common? Not much, it would seem. Albers, who was one of the principal forces behind the famed German art school… 1,148 more words

Books

INSPIRATION // Bauhaus drew it first

Walter Gropius (design) // Herbert Bayer (drawing) // Isometric rendering of the Director’s Office in Bauhaus, Weimar, 1923

Bauhaus

THE BAUHAUS, a Comprehensive New Digital Resource, Launched by the Harvard Art Museums

                                                                                                                       Image: Harvard Art Museums

Fine Art in the New Media

This blog is devoted to reporting on The Book and Fine Art in the New Media. 734 more words

The White City Of Tel Aviv, Israel

The White City Of Tel Aviv, Israel

“Less is more.” Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

Over 4,000 Bauhaus-style buildings were constructed in Tel Aviv between 1920 and 1940, by German-Jewish architects who immigrated to the region after the rise of the Nazis. 377 more words

Travel

The Bauhaus at the Harvard Art Museums

Because the founder of the Weimar German Bauhaus School, Walter Gropius, served as Professor and Chair of Harvard’s Department of Art and Architecture between 1937 and 1952, Harvard’s Busch-Reisinger Museum includes one of the world’s largest collections of original Bauhaus art and designed products (more than 30,000 items), largely donated by those associated with the movement and its pedagogy, as well as a significant body of Gropius’s papers and other archival material. 148 more words

European History

Haiku, Gustav And Walter And Franz

“The loveliest girl – in Vienna was Alma, – the smartest as well”

Intervista con gli studenti Bauhaus

Poco dopo ‘inaugurazione del Bauhaus, nell’aprile 1919, appariva un opuscolo degli studenti della scuola – “Der Austausch” -, una pubblicazione che ebbe vita breve: tre numeri nel 1919 (maggio, giugno, luglio) e rappresentò una possibilità di espressione da parte degli studenti, che avrebbe difficilmente potuto ripetersi nella storia travagliata della Scuola stessa. 6,657 more words

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