Architecture, Archive, Art+Culture

Rethinking the utopian vision of the Bauhaus

Walter Gropius, the founding director of the Bauhaus, recalled how ‘young people flocked to us from home and abroad, not to design “correct” table lamps, but to participate in a community that wanted to create a new man in a new environment’. The Bauhaus, founded in Weimar in 1919, promised a radical, utopian transformation of […]

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The Bauhaus Artist Who Still Inspires Contemporary Fashion

Modernist multidisciplinarian László Moholy-Nagy is the subject of the Guggenheim’s major 2016 show – prompting us to consider his enduring influence on the now and the next The title of the Guggenheim New York’s 2016 major exhibition – “Moholy-Nagy: Future Present” – says it all. The influence of this Bauhaus teacher and artist goes far […]

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