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Pioneers of a new world
What would the Bauhaus be without the Dutch? An exhibition that opened last weekend in Rotterdam answers this question. The influence of Dutch artists, designers and architects on the new start-up was so immense that it would easily be possible to think that the Bauhaus would not have become the Bauhaus without them.
The Bauhaus in Oldenburg: avant-garde in the province
The city of Oldenburg and the Oldenburg State Museum have a unique Bauhaus past that is no reflected in iconic buildings as in other places, but as of April, invites you on an exciting visit of the exhibition at the Augusteum. Thus Oldenburg will be a central and nationally visible location during the Bauhaus centenary 2019.
[Translate to English:] Drei Mal Leben in der Moderne
A centenary that is not only dedicated to the Bauhaus, but also to modernism, would not be complete without the German of Frankfurt am Main. During the big Bauhaus year three exhibitions are devoted to the former imperial city, which would become synonymous with modern urban planning in the 1920s.
On behalf of Progressive Design – Two Modern Campuses in Transcultural Dialogue
“The Indian state has only existed for 13 years. And world history would be unthinkable without its unorthodox influence. India has delivered more new content in the last decade than any other country." HfG Ulm founder Otl Aicher's report on his trip to India in 1960 and the slides he took during his journey across the country are impressive observations of a country in upheaval. From today’s perspective, this material reads like an overture to the future collaboration between two design schools: the HfG Ulm and the NID in Ahmedabad.
Big Bauhaus stage
From 16th to 24th January „100 years bauhaus. The opening festival “ invites you on a creative and experimental journey, focussing on the legendary Bauhaus stage: nine days, ten world premières, over 100 artists participating in the Akademie der Künste at Hanseatenweg. Today we would like to present the programme highlights.
Avant-garde in the Lower Rhine region
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe is associated with iconic buildings such as the Barcelona Pavilion, the Tugendhat House in Brno, the Seagram Building in New York or the Neue Nationalgalerie in Berlin. Less well know however is that from 1927 to 1938 Mies cultivated a close relationship with the city of Krefeld in North-Rhine Westphalia and also made his mark there.