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Bauhaus Museum Weimar : The Bauhaus comes from Weimar!

Author: Ute AckermannUlrike BestgenWolfgang HollerRobert BrambeerTitisee-Neustadt (Germany),All authors
Publisher: Munich : Hirmer Verlag GmbH : Klassik Stiftung Weimar, [2019] ©2019
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : English editionView all editions and formats
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"The new Bauhaus Museum Weimar presents the oldest Bauhaus collection in the world, famous design icons and the innovative educational concept of the school. This book offers enlightening perspectives on the Bauhaus and its context. How can we shape modern life? How do we want to live together? What potentials do the Bauhaus and its ideas hold for us today?"--Container.
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogs
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ute Ackermann; Ulrike Bestgen; Wolfgang Holler; Robert Brambeer; Titisee-Neustadt (Germany),; Klassik Stiftung Weimar,
ISBN: 9783777432731 3777432733
OCLC Number: 1112674381
Notes: "From 6 April 2019"--unnumbered page 158.
"100 years of Bauhaus"--Half-title page.
"An exhibition organized by the Klassik Stiftung Weimar"--Colophon.
Description: 157 pages, 3 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color), portraits ; 23 cm
Contents: Finally a new Bauhaus Museum for Weimar / Wolfgang Holler --
Foreword by the German Federal Cultural Foundation --
Foreword by the Free State of Thuringia --
Chapter I. The Bauhaus Musem: location and concept / Ulrike Bestgen ; The art in the new building ; Ulrike Bestgen ; bauhausmuseumweimar ; Heike Hanada ; The Bauhaus Museum webinar: a construction chronology / Press Department and the Department of Castles, Gardens, Buildings of the Klassik Stiftung Weimar --
Chapter II. The new man / Ute Ackermann ; Reform and revolution ; Norms / Ute Ackermann --
Chapter III. The spirit of the Bauhaus is the experiment: the provisional, experimental and open ; The institution ; 'The school is the servant of the workshop and will one day be absorbed in it' ; The artist is a craftsman in the original sense of the word ; Our game-our party-our work / Ute Ackermann ; 'What remains is the metaphysical-the art' ; Walter Gropius founded a new school with a radical programme / Ulrike Bestgen --
Chapter IV. The stage: the school's centre of creativity ; An Expressionistic Bauhaus stage? Lothar Schreyer fails ; The triadic ballet ; The mechanical ballet: a highlight of student work for the Weimar Bauhaus stage ; Never has there been more Bauhaus! The Bauhaus celebrates festivals / Ulrike Bestgen --
Chapter V. Modern life / Ute Ackermann ; Everything in reach: the kitchen / Anke Blümm ; Practical and elegant: the bathroom / Ute Ackermann ; The large-scale construction kit: modular systems at the Bauhaus / Johannes Siebler ; Furniture systems: the living room / Ute Ackermann ; Children's closet and puppet theatre: Alma Siedhoff-Buscher, the great designer of children's toys ; The Bauhaus-Ausstellung of 1923: a landmark event / Ulrike Bestgen --
Chapter VI. Failure? And what remains? / Ulrike Bestgen ; Walter Gropius: does the Bauhaus belong in a museum? / Ute Ackermann ; The Bauhaus in pictures ; Ludwig Mies van der Rohe: designs for modern life / Ulrike Bestgen ; Hannes Meyer-rethinking the world: 1926 and today / Maxie Götze ; Bauhaus yesterday and today: Bauhaus from yesterday to today? / Valerie Stephani.
Other Titles: Bauhaus comes from Weimar!
Responsibility: edited by Ute Ackermann, Ulrike Bestgen and Wolfgang Holler ; with texts by Ute Ackermann, Ulrike Bestgen, Anke Blümm, Maxie Götze, Heike Hanada, Johannes Siebler and Valerie Stephani ; translation, Robert Brambeer, Titisee-Neustadt.

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"The new Bauhaus Museum Weimar presents the oldest Bauhaus collection in the world, famous design icons and the innovative educational concept of the school. This book offers enlightening perspectives on the Bauhaus and its context. How can we shape modern life? How do we want to live together? What potentials do the Bauhaus and its ideas hold for us today?"--Container.

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