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Class 4 Bauhaus Lecture

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Department
Visual Arts
Course
ART3171
Professor
Celina Jeffrey
Semester
Winter

Description
Bauhaus Lecture ­influences today’s world in multiple ways ­attitudes of constructivism pass onto Bauhaus ­bring art design and architecture seamlessly together in service of a new society that is meant o be  more democratic, more able to access art and design, and to experience was modernity means on a  mass level ­active in many districts of Germany, but main places Berlin 1932­1933, Dessau 1925­1932, Weimar  1919­1925, each has own idea of the solution ­Walter Gropius argued that there shouldn’t be a difference between a fine artist and a craftsman ­Bauhaus becomes an art school that has tons of places to train, attempting to dissolve boundaries  between different types of artists  MR armchair, 1927, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Tubular Steel, painted Caning ­became last director of Bauhaus Lyonel Feininger, “Cathedral,” wood­cute for the Bauhaus, 1919 ­thought of as cathedral of socialism ­pursue spiritual ­a lot more painterly and fine art oriented ­Bauhaus still exists ­Gropius founder of Bauhaus, large exhibition of 1918, “to create a new guild of craftsman, without  the class distinctions which raise an arrogant banner between craftsman and artist, trying to shift  identity and role of the artist  Walter Gropius, Fagus Factory (Fagus Fabrik or Fagus Werk) ­form follows function Bauhaus Manifesto: aim of all activity is about building spaces, how and why we choose to live in  the absolute everyday, art schools up until that point could not be effective in meeting means of  modernity, emphasis on technical principles  Marcel Breuer, Wassily Chair (Model B3) ­one of most famous Bauhaus models ­tubular design based on bicycle frame ­within a year designers every where were experimenting with tubular steel ­becomes international style, huge aesthetic influence ­difficult to mass produce, easily imitated—therefore Bauhaus becam
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