Was the founding of the Bauhaus in Weimar in 1919 a brilliant innovation by Walter Gropius, or was it rather the logical heir to Henry van de Velde’s College of Applied Art? Ute Ackermann takes a closer look at the beginnings of the Bauhaus.
The exhibition ‘Heinz Trökes: the Early Years’ is being held from 15 March to 2 June 2013, on the occasion of the centenary of the artist’s birth, at the Haus Am Horn – the model house that belonged to Bauhaus member Georg Muche, with whom Trökes was a master-class student in 1940.
Staff from the Bauhaus Archive Berlin, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and the Klassik Stiftung Weimar present their most favourite objects from their collections. Michael Siebbrodt wrote about the apprenticeship piece by Otto Lindig.
On 5th November 2012 the ministers for education of the German federal states Berlin, Saxony-Anhalt, Thuringia, Lower Saxony, and Baden-Württemberg met in Dessau-Roßlau to found the "Bauhaus alliance 2019".
Staff from the Bauhaus Archive Berlin, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation and the Weimar Classics Foundation present their most favourite objects from their collections. Anja Guttenberger writes about Eberhard Schrammen's "Mascot" (c. 1924 ?) from the Collection of the Bauhaus Archive Berlin.