Bauhaus

A German school of art and design founded in 1919 by architect Walter Gropius and closed by the Nazis in 1933. German for “House of Building” the school believed that elegantly designed items could be mass produced using the techniques and materials of industrial fabrication and manufacture. Underlying the Bauhaus aesthetic was a strong Utopianism and the belief in simplified forms and unadorned functionalism. The Bauhaus had a profound influence upon subsequent developments in art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, industrial design and typography. Even after its closing the school exerted a strong influence on modernist architecture and design and the teaching of art history. Following its closing many of its teachers and students immigrated to the United States.



 

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1/26/2018
The Butterfly Effect: Ben Macklowe Discusses Mystery Behind ...

In the January 2018 issue of Avenue, columnist Carol Brodie features an ornate French Art Nouveau 18-karat gold and enamel butterfly brooch from Macklowe Gallery In Hidden Gems, Brodie speaks with President  More>>

1/8/2018
ATG Features Winter Antiques Show Exhibitor Macklowe Gallery

Long-time Winter Antiques Show exhibitor, Macklowe Gallery, is featured in the January issue of Antiques Trade Gazette. Editor Katherine Boyle sits down with President Benjamin Macklowe, who describes the “enduring  More>>

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