WALTER ADOLPH GEORG GROPIUS (MAY 18, 1883 – JULY 5, 1969)Gropius was a German architect and founder of the Bauhaus school(founded in 1919). Bauhaus designers and their students believedthat design of any sort ought to be considered a high art as doespainting or sculpture.Bauhaus school attempted to integrate the artist and thecraftsman, to bridge the gap between art and industry .Bauhaus - an eagerness to experiment, openness, creativity, a closelink to industrial practice and inter -nationality.
CREATIVE MINDSGropius gathered some of the most respected creative mindsfrom across Europe. He thought that painters could bring newinsight into architecture, product and graphic design, and heappointed teachers immersed in constructive, theoreticalpractice. Left to right: Josef Albers, Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche, László Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Lyonel Feininger, Gunta Stölzl, Oskar Schlemmer.
A SIMPLE APPROACH TO TYPOGRAPHYAustrian American graphic designer Herbert Bayer (1900 -1985) sought to create an internationally valid and legiblestyle of lettering with his “universal type ”. Bayer believedthat type must be an expression of our times, like cinema,architecture and machines.
MODERN SENSE OF BEAUTYThe study of rational design in terms of technics andmaterials should be only the first step in the development of anew and modern sense of beauty.We live in the 20th century, the student architect or designershould be equipped for the modern world in its variousaspects.
BAUHAUS IDEOLOGY an environment of experimentation and synthesis mass production is reconcilable with individual artistic spirit honesty of construction, truth to materials form follows function simplified forms and clean lines qualities of light & airiness standardised production architecture adapted to our world
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Johannes Itten (1888 – 1967) Swiss expressionist painter, designer, teacher, writer and theorist
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Johannes Itten
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Paul Klee (1879–1940) German and a Swiss painter
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Paul Klee
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944) Russian painter and art theorist
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Wassily Kandinsky
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Marcel Lajos Breuer (1901 - 1981)Hungarian-born modernist, architect and furniture designer
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Marcel Lajos Breuer
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Laimonis Mierins (1929–2011) Latvian artist, painter, art critic.Well-known for his techni cal virtuosity and intuiti ve feeling of colors.
MOST POPULAR BAUHAUS ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS Laimonis Mierins
Summary I LIKE BAUHAUSE, BECAUSE IT’S MODERN, DOESNT’T LOOKS OLD! THEIRE THINKING CAN CHANGE THE THINKING OF THE WHOLE WORLD!BAUHAUS CAN REFLEX THE LIFE IN THE FUTURE!BAUHAUS: ART OF THE FUTURE! G. Fisere Visual arts 2012