BAUHAUS SCHOOL

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BAUHAUS SCHOOL
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Unit 2- ART HIST 20-21st Century
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  1. BAUHAUS SCHOOL-

    • Walter Gropius
    • 1925-26

    School of Industrial Arts

    • Foundations: good design and basic elements
    • diverse curriculum

    wanted architects to know the craftsmanship as well as being an architect.

    1925- he moves the school
  2. Bauhaus
  3. School opened 1918, Germany
    • Walter Gropius 1918-1928 director
    • Gropius committed to
    • functionalism, constructivist ideas, art could improve society
    • school had 2 broad ideas: form and
    • craft
  4. WORKSHOP WING

    Walter Gropius

    Dessau, Germany

    New Bauhaus location- designed self sufficiently by Gropius

    modern industrial and progressive school
  5. Arm Chair Model B3
    Arm Chair Model B3

    • Marcel Beuer
    • 1927 or early 1928

    Functional Art

    Geometric aesthetic (associated with Bauhaus School)
  6. Homage to the Square: Apparition
    Homage to the Square: Apparition

    • Josef Albers
    • 1959

    • he recreates this homage over and over
    • interaction between pictorial elements
    • asymmetry

    physical fact and psychic effect that the viewer may have color and form is now playing a partoptical mixing and perception of depth
  7. Bauhaus Closes:
    Bauhaus is forced to close in 19-- due to the pressures of the

    nazi.





    Instructors came to United States and taught in numerous

    universities

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