Tag Archives: Bauhaus

New Books

Included in this week’s new books display are:

Bauhaus: Art of the Students

Intimate Collaborations: Kandinsky & Munter, Arp & Taeuber

Menage a Trois: Warhol, Basquiat, Clemente

Andy Warhol Fame      and Misfortune

The Best is Not Too Good For You: New Approaches to Public Collections in England

Structure & Absence

Bauhaus The Students of Famous Bauhaus Instructorsintimate collaborations menage a trois andy warhol fame and misfortune the best is not too good for you structure and absence

These will be on display until 25th March after which time they can be borrowed. Reservations can be placed by following the links to the library catalogue.

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Image of the Week: Walter Gropius

Today is the anniversary of the birth of Walter Gropius (1883-1969) – German architect and founder of the Bauhaus School.

Detail of Desk and Chair, Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, built in 1938 (photo)

 This image (courtesy of Bridgeman Education) is of furniture designed by Gropius, now in Gropius House in Lincoln, Massachusetts, built in 1938.

The exhibition – Bauhaus: Art as Life is now on at The Barbican, London, and runs until 12th August 2012.

See the new self study display about The Bauhaus (books, DVDs and journal articles available from the library) in Howard Gardens Library from Friday 25th May.

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