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  • Walter Gropius Essay

    - Walter Gropius was born on 18 May 1883 in Berlin, Germany to a privileged and renowned family. - He began studying architecture in 1903 at the Technical University in Munich and later transferred to the Technical University in Berlin-Charlottenburg in 1905, only to leave without completing his degree in 1907. - In 1908, he was employed as an assistant and building supervisor by Peter Behrens’ practice. Behrens was one of the protagonists of an artistic reform movement that sought to establish…

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  • Analysis Of Haystack At Giverny By Vassily Kandinsky

    Vassily Kandinsky was a Russian painter, writer, teacher, art theorist and the father of abstract art. Being a trained musician, he used music in his approach to color which he made sing from the canvas. A major turning point in his style of art came after he viewed Claude Monet’s “Haystack at Giverny” at a Moscow exhibition. Over the years he perfected his style of abstract art. He inspired other artists, wrote books on his theories, worked with museums, and ballet’s, experienced his work…

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  • Guerilla Girls Analysis

    Katie Miller ARHT 106 12/20/2017 Final Exam 5. Who or what are the Guerilla Girls? What theoretical or philosophical point-of-view do they champion? Choose one piece associated with them and describe its form, content, and context. The “Guerrilla Girls” is an anonymous group of female artists that fight racism and sexism in the art world. The anonymous group was started in New York City in 1985 by a group of seven women after a modern art exhibit whose rosters of 165 artists included only 13…

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  • Bauhaus Essay

    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…

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  • Bauhaus And VKHUTAS Similarities

    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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  • Herbert Bayer Achievements

    The range and extent of contributions within multiple fields of art and design were endless when it comes to the legacy of Herbert Bayer. The ADC Hall of Fame recognizes Bayer’s achievements in this quote from their 1975 biography, “If Herbert Bayer had produced nothing after the age of 28, his accomplishments to that point alone would make him one of the great pioneers in visual communication” ( Although Bayer was most passionate about graphic…

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  • Most Influential Designer: Ludwig Mies Van Der Rohe

    Ludwig Mies van der Rohe was a German American architect that designed buildings and exhibitions, yet what made Ludwig different from other architectures is that he designed the furniture that was implicated in these structures. He was a designer in the 20th century and designed his products in the modern movement style. Ludwig was one of the most, if not the most influential designer during the 20th century period. He was one of the leading figures in the modern movement; he pushed this…

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