BAUHAUS


Staatliches Bauhaus was an art school in Germany famed for the radical approach to design it publicized and taught. Bauhaus operated from 1919 to 1933, founded with the idea of creating a "total" work of art in which all arts, including architecture, would eventually be united as one. The Bauhaus style would shape up to become one of the most influential currents in modern design, Modernist architecture, art, design and architectural education, laying down a blueprint for future art, architecture, graphic design, interior design, industrial design and typography.

Many Bauhaus-members were as astute writers and theorists as they were artists, but some of their most important texts have gone out of print or become otherwise very difficult and/or expensive to come across. France's Bibliotheque Kandinsky has recently digitized a series of seminal art books by Bauhaus artists and thinkers, making high-quality digital scans of some rare manuscripts freely available to the public. This is a very important and much appreciated milestone in the digitalization of essential but hard-to-get art publications for public use. Dive into it HERE.

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