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Bauhaus Thinking

A creaky old guy like me doesn’t often get this close to the ground. (Unless of course I’ve fallen.) But yesterday in Lincoln, Mass at the Gropius house I couldn’t resist this view. 89 more words


Those wannabe Nazi courtiers

Yesterday, drawing on Jonathan Petropoulos’s fascinating book Artists under Hitler, we began taking a look at various German cultural figures who, during the Nazi era, chose not to flee their country and instead tried to find a modus vivendi with Hitler. 730 more words


Archive Exhibition Review • WHEN MARCEL MET MOTLEY • Chelsea College of Art & Design • 2006

Did you know that those influential stage designers Motley used to run a couture fashion house? Well, I certainly didn’t, but in 1936 – by which time they had already made their mark designing costumes for John Gielgud’s productions of… 454 more words



In Malerei, Fotografie, Film (László Moholy-Nagy & Walter Gropius, 1927.)

The whole book is free to download, along with other Bauhaus works, at Bibliothéque Kandinsky.



So this is my attempt of writing about my work. This statement will be displayed next to my work for the second year exhibition, I haven’t written a manifesto before! 258 more words


Joost Schmidt - Sommerfield House Carvings (1921)

Lately I have been doing a lot of reading about the Bauhaus. I find any art from this time period, between the two world wars, generally interesting and at the moment the Bauhaus is my main obsession. 286 more words

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