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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

Piero Tanca


IT’S ALWAYS RISKY paraphrasing old song titles, but it seemed too good to pass up “Come On-A My House” by singer Rosemary Clooney, George’s aunt. In truth, I’m early in celebrating the centenary of the Bauhaus architectural movement coming in 2019. 633 more words

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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


Chlorgeruch & Hochhausidyll // Das Sommerbad in der Gropiusstadt

„Das Kombibad Gropiusstadt mit Freibad an der Lipschitzallee kommt noch genauso daher, wie es damals erbaut wurde. Und genau das finde ich großartig. Alte Schließfächer, Kioske hinter Beton, Sprungtürme von denen vermutlich schon meine Mama als Teenie oder junge Frau gesprungen ist, eine unaufgeregte Wasserrutsche, der Pilz im Nichtschwimmerbecken und der typische Geruch von Chlor – alles vor der Kulisse des Gropiushauses.“ 403 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