Bauhaus

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Cabaret (1972) Willkommen

Berlin 1930s

ruskin, mor­ris, ed­ward burne-jones arts and crafts move­ment rep­re­sents fear of in­dus­tri­al­i­sa­tion

Passmore Edwards (founded cam­ber­well) also wal­ter crane (south lon­don gallery)

Herman Muthesius (Germany) Das Englische Haus - cel­e­bra­tion of the eng­lish lifestyle Cul­tural Spy for the pruss­ian gov­ern­ment only room in the house that is for­ward-think­ing is the bath­room “Art based on ac­tual mod­ern con­di­tions” Bath­room is the height of arts

Viewed Berlin Jugenstil School as back­ward ger­man art vir­tu­ally un­known The word ger­man had be­come syn­ony­mous with taste­less

helped to set up werk­bund be­hind the scenes werkund works to­gether with fac­tory own­ers, artists, de­sign­ers, peo­ple from wiener wer­bund, KT dude from AEG

Adolf Loose - Ornament and Crime very in­flu­en­tal for the werk­bund or­na­men­ta­tion causes things to go out of fash­ion “or­na­ment IS crime” be­comes mo­ernist mantra

Peter Behrens - Product de­signer, de­signed tur­bine build­ing for aeg Wal­ter Gropius Mies Van der Rohe Le Corbusier All worked for behrens

First world war

Made Walter gropius ques­tion is ideas about in­dus­tri­al­ism kaiser steps down, new gov­ern­ment is formed in weimar

Walter Gropius merges two schools to­gether into staatliches bau­gaus weimar man­i­festo - ar­chi­tec­ture is fucked up KT in or­der to make ar­chi­tec­ture, you have to make everuthing that goes into it “Gesamtkunst­werk” art can not be taught, one must re­tur to the work­shop. There is no such thing as art by pro­fes­sion art is only use­ful when it in­forms de­sign. theres no dif­fer­ence be­tween the artist and the ar­ti­san

train­ing pro­gramme in weimar state fund­ing, fees, wants to get fund­ing di­rectly from in­dus­try teach­ing is done mas­ters of form, mas­ters of craft

Johannes Itten most in­fuen­tial tu­tor at the bauhaus book on colour the­ory

Paul Klee in­vited by it­ten called art cu­riosi­ties for snobs en­cour­age­ment of art in all di­rec­tions

theo van does­burg der stil mag­a­zine the use of ma­chines must be gov­erned by artis­tic vi­sion

Chair built from geometric pieces of wood lacquered in yellow, black, blue, and red. Rietveld Chair

Marcel Breuer: Wassily Chair

1925 bauhaus moves from weimar to dessau 1928 gropius steps down, hannes meyer takes over makes the work­shops for pro­duc­tive, more com­mer­cial work Schwintzer & Graff lamps her­bert bayer bauhaus uni­ver­sal type­face barcelona pavil­lion bauhaus ac­cused of be­ing com­mu­nist by na­tional so­cial­ism mies van der rohe beo­comes new head of the bauhaus

Local nazis first ac­tion is to close the bauhaus.

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End of cabaret film: every­one in nazi uni­forms

Tutors go on to do all sorts of dif­fer­ent things

max bill helped build swiss de­sign worked with di­eter rahms

mar­i­ane brandt teapot barcelona chair all this stuff is still in pro­duc­tion