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    The Bauhaus School of Design was founded in 1919 in the city of Weimar by Walter Gropius, a German architect. The Bauhaus school was created to combine the arts and crafts, technology and architecture disciplines to reach a common goal to unify creativity and the manufacturing objects, building and art. Walter Gropius decided to combine two of his schools, the Weimar Academy of Arts and the Weimar School of Arts and Crafts, into what he called the Bauhaus. He believed that by training the students in both fine art and design he would produce new artisans and designers who were gifted in creating useful and stunning objects. The instructors at the Bauhaus weren’t just teachers who loved art they were artists who were part of the German expressionism…

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    Bauhaus In Art

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    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…

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    The Bauhaus School

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    The Bauhaus school was founded in Weimar by the German architect Walter Gropius in 1919 with a modern agenda that included the unification of the arts and the elimination of the distinction between artist and craftsperson. In an essay on the Bauhaus written in 1923, Gropius acknowledged the sources that shaped the foundation of the Bauhaus school, sources which included William Morris and John Ruskin in England, Henry Van der Velde in Belgium, as well as Peter Behrens and the Deutsche Werkbund…

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    The Bauhaus was an art school in Germany Dessau, it was built with the idea of generating an overall work of art in which all arts, cultures, and architecture be unified and modernized. The Bauhaus style is considered one of the most influential masterpieces in the modern design. The school was developed in the 1900's under the hands of three different architects. The founder and the creator of the Bauhaus was Walter Gropius from 1919 to 1928, Hannes Meyer took the lead after Walter from 1928…

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    Description This product is a table lamp called the Bauhaus Table Lamp and was designed by Wilhelm Wagenfeld and Carl J. Jucker in 1923 for the Bauhaus workshop. The Bauhaus lamp is a small table lamp that is designed to be placed on a table or desk and produce light to illuminate a room or area. When first looked upon, it can be clearly seen as a lamp from the obvious bulb cover and the draw string power cord (MET 2016) Parts • Bulb Cover • Drawstring Power Cord • Power Cord • Bulb • Glass…

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    The Bauhaus The Bauhaus was arguably the most influential artistic movement of its time, you can see evidence of its impact everywhere you look. Much like other movements, the Bauhaus school came about in a time that was ripe for change. World War I had recently ended and Germany’s industry was just getting back on its feet. Walter Gropius, German architect and the Bauhaus School’s founder, felt that there needed to be a better unity of art, design, and industry. He thought the manufacturing…

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    Gropius and the Bauhaus “The Bauhaus was not an institution with a clear program- it was an idea… The fact that it was an idea, I think, is the cause of this enormous influence the Bauhaus had on every progressive school around the globe. You cannot do that with organization, you cannot do that with propaganda. Only an idea spreads so far." This powerful quote from Mies van der Rohe perfectly describes the importance of the Bauhaus movement and the work of Walter Gropius. In a time where…

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    Born in 1883, Walter Adolph Georg Gropius was the founder of the famous Bauhaus school of design. Gropius studied architecture in Berlin and Munich yet never finished a degree to the dismay of his architect father. After spending a year roaming Europe Gropius went to work for Peter Behrens at his architecture firm. Here he met Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. Two years later he and Adolf Meyer opened their own architecture firm in Berlin. One of the firms greatest contributions still stands today; a…

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    Walter Gropius Essay

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    After the defeat of the Germans in the First World War and the fall of the German Empire in 1918, a new Federal Republic was established, allowing an upsurge of experimentation in all the arts that was previously suppressed by the old regime. During this period, Germany was in an economic crisis and tried to recover by the way of social spending. It is highlighted by Honour and Fleming in their book, “A World History of Art”, that many believed the artists could help to bring about a new social…

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    In the beginning of XX century brought up the most influential art schools like the Bauhaus and VVKhUTEMAS. The both schools played a leading role in the history of art and and had the main influence on the development of architecture and art at all. The Bauhaus and VKhUTEMAS had a huge connection and communication between each other and especially because of that they had almost the same ideologies, nevertheless, they also had a range of differences. They wanted to make people’s life …

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