The Barcelona firm Addenda Architects – Roberto González, Anne Hinz, Cecilia Rodríguez, Arnau Sastra, and José Zabala –carried the day over 830 others in the 2015 competitition to build this new museum in the German city of Dessau, home of the Bauhau
A work of the German architect Heike Hanada, this new museum opens in time for the centenary of the Bauhaus, founded by Walter Gropius in Weimar in 1919. With its clear-cut geometry, the five-floor concrete volumes presents horizontal grooves on the
The new museum interacts with that of Gropius through a geometric discourse: a double gesture of concave subtraction with respect to a virtual prismatic volume characterizes the facade of a new public square and configures an interior garden... [+]
Luis Fernández-Galiano was twice on a scholarship program of the Fundación Juan March – in Spain in 1976-1977 and abroad in 1966-1968 – but his first lecture at the foundation headquarters took place in 2010. In the course of a decade thereafter, he
Bauhaus and Brussels are an uneasy mix. Walter Gropius, the founder of the Bauhaus art school, which shaped design in the 20th century, declared that a building “must be true to itself...
The history of the Bauhaus has partly been that of a misunderstanding, at least for the general public, which perhaps owing to bestsellers like Tom Wolfe’s From Bauhaus to Our House, has tended to see the school that opened its doors in Weimar a cent
Spirituality, gender fluidity, queer identities, and the political stance of instructors and students may seem minor when it comes to assessing the legacy of the Bauhaus. Do designs, artworks, and buildings cover it all? Elizabeth Otto’s answer is a
Some monographs stand out because they are well documented, others because they place their subjects in wider historical contexts. This one explores the intertwining of art, science, and military power during the Cold War through the interdisciplina
The centenary of the Bauhaus has seen an outpouring of perspectives on the mythical school, endeavored to close any remaining historiographic gaps, and pushed readers to the brink of fatigue. It would be hard to count the lectures, seminars, celebrat
Since its creation in 1960 the Bauhaus-Archiv, a research center that conserves the largest existing collection of archives of Bauhäusler, has been the principal custodian of the school’s legacy. In addition, in 1979, as Museum für Gestaltung it beca
The centenary of the Bauhaus coincides with the fiftieth death anniversary of its founder and director, the architect Walter Gropius (1883-1969). The double celebration seals the association between the figure and the school, however true it is that
The modernity developed in the crucible of the Bauhaus became the International Style in America. (Two articles by Luis Fernández-Galiano first published in El País in 1999)...
A century after its founding, artistic and ideological discrepancies among its leaders refute the previously held perception of a unitary Bauhaus.
Laura Forlano Molly Wright Steenson Mike Ananny
Cambridge (Massachusetts) 2019
MIT Press - 342 Pages
Ricardo Sánchez Lampreave Tomás Carranza
COA Cádiz - 86 Pages
Salvador Guerrero Eduardo Prieto
Ediciones Asimétricas - 180 Pages
Detail - 160 Pages
John R. Blakinger
Cambridge (Massachusetts) 2019
MIT Press - 486 Pages
Elizabeth Otto Occult Spirituality, Gender Fluidity, Queer Identities, and Radical Politics
Carolina Beatriz García Estévez Laura Martínez de Guereñu Perspectivas desde España
Prestel Publishers - 240 Pages
Fiona MacCarthy La vida del fundador de la Bauhaus.
Taschen - 400 Pages
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