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The State Bauhaus was founded by Walter Gropius as a school of arts in Weimar in 1919. As the Bauhaus was a combination of crafts and arts, its nature and concept was regarded as something completely new back then. Today, the historical Bauhaus is the most influential educational establishment in the fields of architecture, art and design. The Bauhaus existed from 1919 to 1933 and today the world considers it to be the home of the avant-guard of classical modern style in all fields of liberal and applied arts. The resonance of the Bauhaus can still be felt today, essentially characterizing the image of German design abroad. Since the beginning of the 20th century, no other style in architecture and design has influenced the modern style like the Bauhaus style has – both the classical modern style and the avant-garde. And the resonance is still present today, continuing to inspire architects and designers worldwide to fill the Bauhaus credo of "less is more" with new life. Meanwhile, a constantly growing Social Media Community has established itself around the globe – referred to as Bauhaus Design Community – which is directed at the further development of the distinctly material style of architecture and design.

László moholy nagy 

A Little Bit of Everything – László Moholy-Nagy was one of the most famous Bauhaus professors, whose contribution to the school’s learnings had redirected the curriculum moving it closer to the idea of industrialization and the unity of art and technology. Moholy-Nagy’s position at the school was very important, as he was the instructor of the foundation course. In addition and prior to his work as an educator, he was also an innovative man of many talents and interests, associated with the fields of photography, typography, sculpture, painting and industrial design. Still, most of his research was based on photography and the advancements it brings, which is how he got to coin the term “new vision”, that referred to the capacity of photography to convey reality in a way different from the one we know.

Bauhaus Fans!

BAUHAUS FANS AND COLLECTORS: WE WANT YOU!
In 2019, the world will celebrate the centenary of the legendary #Bauhaus #movement. For this reason, the official Bauhaus Association is preparing a print magazine that deals with the Bauhaus and modernism in all its facets. 
For the first issue, we are currently looking for international collectors of Bauhaus design. If you want to be part of our magazine, please sent us a digital photo of you in front/on top/beside/under your favorit Bauhaus piece. For our project, the collector is as important as the art work itself. 
We have only three requirements for the photo: Please do a spontaneous snapshot instead of a professional studio production; please use the flashlight even during daylight, and please use your smartphone (IPhone 5 and newer or Samsung phones starting with 2014). Unfortunately we can’t accept analogue photos nor SLR pics (single lens reflex camera).
We are looking forward to seeing your very personal piece of Bauhaus art!
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Nicolas Flessa

100 years of bauhaus

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