Bauhaus In Art

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Failure can be accidental, unexpected or intentional, but it can be improved and modified. It can also be taken further to become a latest creative method in developing new ideas, artworks or design. Bauhaus was one of the most successful art and design institution in promoting a new combination of crafts, art and technology, which also be suitable for providing an atmosphere of exploring Gesamtkunstwerk or the total work of art, by Walter Gropius in 1919. (Bauhaus Online, n.d.) And it has been influenced and adapted in the works of architectural buildings, furniture and art pieces worldwide. For the purpose of the essay, role of failure can be meant the function wasn’t come up successfully. (Oxford English Dictionary, 1894) Practitioners can …show more content…
Gropius was a famous architect in Germany. He was also the father of the Bauhaus, aimed to use art to resolve social issues during the social disorder of the post-war of World War 1 (Bauhaus Online, n.d.). In one hand, he established design courses to educate his students an alternative idea of modern art, and bring possible solutions to transform art into an industrial economy and create connection between the reality and the idealism. (Hoffa, 1961) He delivered classes with fundamental design skills to help his students obtaining and expressing in the same visual communication. Over a period of time, a new language based on emotional and experiences were replaced afterwards (Gropius, 1948). On the other hand, according to Gropius (as cited in Bauhaus Online, n.d.) “We want to create the purely organic building, boldly emanating its inner laws, free of untruths or ornamentation”. He designed several buildings including The Bauhaus Building (1925-1926), his design was attentional to details. For instance, the glass curtain wall installed at the front of the framework to display the inner structure clearly, and overlap the corners of the building. The layout of the construction was separated into three wings to allocate different purposes, showing the clean rows of windows, the studio workshops and featuring the main components of the building. Achieving the Bauhausstraße and the Gropiusallee nowadays (Stiftung Bauhaus …show more content…
Klee was a significant Swiss-German painter in abstractionism, and his work was based on feelings from a real person, with basic and elevated standards, expressing the political factor and the society during his career. He experienced a failure before his death in 1940 because of his health issue with scleroderma. However, his creative passion continued and aimed to complete up to 1000 works in his late years (as cited in Wolf, 1999). Throughout his work, his

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