Bauhaus - A style that has reborn today

Bauhaus - A style that has reborn today

The Bauhaus is a German artistic movement which lasted from 1919-1933. Its goal was to merge all artistic mediums into one unified approach, to create art for it’s functionality and practicality. 

Bauhaus design is often abstract, angular, and geometric, with little ornamentation.

Enjoy the video below, where you can find out more about its impact and the  history of the school and movement.

Famous Artists

Marcel Breuer was one of the first, and youngest, Bauhaus artists. His career focused in architecture and furniture design (his Cesca and Wassily Chairs are especially famous).

Red Leather Wassily Chair:

One of the leading lights of modernist architecture, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe created a body of work—ranging from tubular steel furniture to iconic office buildings (spaces like the Villa Tugendhat in the Czech Republic) to pieces of furniture that are state of the art pieces even nowadays, such as Barcelona Chair. His quote that that left a mark on each piece of art he created was “less is more.”

Barcelona Chair Ivory Leather:

Many of the artists and teachers at the Bauhaus had to flee Germany due to Nazi oppression. But their methods and pedagogy spread like wildfire all over the world throughout the 20th century.
Although the school closed in 1933, its teachings are sprinkled over the globe, and to this day the Bauhaus style lives on, marrying art and function in everything from furniture to graphic design.

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