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  1. 1. BAUHAUS “ One of the first colleges of design .”
  2. 2. BEGINNING <ul><li>Founded in Weimar in 1919; </li></ul><ul><li>One of the first colleges of design; </li></ul><ul><li>Was an innovative training centre; </li></ul><ul><li>Place of production and a focus of international debate; </li></ul>
  3. 3. Walter Gropius ( 1883-1969) <ul><li>Founder of the German design school Bauhaus; </li></ul><ul><li>Influenced by the ideas of William Morris; </li></ul><ul><li>architect and educator; </li></ul><ul><li>director of the Bauhaus (1919–28); </li></ul><ul><li>was condemned as &quot;architectural socialism“; </li></ul><ul><li>to move to Dessau where it was housed in a building designed by Gropius. </li></ul>Walter Adolph Gropius
  4. 4. TIME PERIOD Cities: Architect- directors: <ul><li>Weimar </li></ul><ul><li>from 1919 to 1925 </li></ul><ul><li>Dessau </li></ul><ul><li>from 1925 to 1932 </li></ul><ul><li>Berlin </li></ul><ul><li>from 1932 to 1933 </li></ul><ul><li>Gropius </li></ul><ul><li>from 1919 to 1927 </li></ul><ul><li>Hannes Meyer </li></ul><ul><li>from 1927 to 1930 </li></ul><ul><li>L. Mies van der Rohe </li></ul><ul><li>from 1930 to 1933 </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Gropius calls for a </li></ul><ul><li>reform in artistic process </li></ul><ul><li>Art should be led back to its fundament and prerequisite in handcraft , where it is possible to learn how to handle materials . </li></ul><ul><li>The program is based on workshop courses . </li></ul>CHARACTERISTICS
  6. 6. CHARACTERISTICS <ul><li>Underlying the Bauhaus aesthetic was a fervent utopianism , based upon ideals of simplified forms and unadorned functionalism . </li></ul><ul><li>The idea of a civilizated sociality, and democratics without hierarquical degrees . </li></ul><ul><li>Effective contac t with the urban and industrial modern society. </li></ul>
  7. 7. MAIN ARTISTS <ul><li>It brought together a number of the most outstanding contemporary architects and artists. </li></ul>
  8. 8. MAIN ARTISTS: Walter Gropius ( 1883-1969) <ul><li>He was born in Berlin, Germany in 1883; </li></ul><ul><li>He studied architecture in Munich; </li></ul><ul><li>was one of the most influential architects of the 20th century; </li></ul><ul><li>When the Nazis came to power in 1933 Gropius moved to England before emigrating to the United States in 1937; </li></ul><ul><li>He was professor of architecture at Harvard University (1938-52) </li></ul>Walter Adolph Gropius
  9. 9. MAIN ARTISTS: Walter Gropius <ul><li>Fagus Industry Project in Alfred (1911) </li></ul><ul><li>“ Masters Houses Bauhaus” (1925-1926) </li></ul>
  10. 10. <ul><li>German architect; </li></ul><ul><li>as one of the pioneering masters of modern architecture; </li></ul><ul><li>sought to establish a new architectural style that could represent modern times; </li></ul><ul><li>In the early 1930s, served briefly as the last Director of the faltering Bauhaus. </li></ul>MAIN ARTISTS: Mies van der Rohe (1886-1969)
  11. 11. MAIN ARTISTS: Mies van der Rohe <ul><li>German Pavillion in Barcelona mundial festival (1929) </li></ul>
  12. 12. <ul><li>Russian, born in Moscoso; </li></ul><ul><li>First draw and music classes, them graduate at law and economics University – Moscou; </li></ul><ul><li>1922 - moved to Weimar; </li></ul><ul><li>The outstanding characteristic of Composition X is obviously the stark, black ground. The colors and forms appear particularly sharp against background; </li></ul><ul><li>Developed the abstract art. </li></ul>MAIN ARTISTS: Wassily Kandinsky ( 1866 – 1944)
  13. 13. MAIN ARTISTS: Wassily Kandinsky <ul><li>Composition X – 1939 </li></ul>
  14. 14. MAIN ARTISTS: Paul Klee (1879 - 1940) <ul><li>Was a Swiss painter of German nationality; </li></ul><ul><li>He was influenced by many different art styles in his work, including expressionism, cubism, and surrealism; </li></ul><ul><li>were also famous for teaching at the Bauhaus school of art and architecture. </li></ul>
  15. 15. MAIN ARTISTS: Paul Klee <ul><li>Cat and Bird, 1928 </li></ul><ul><li>Intention, 1938 </li></ul>
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  19. 19. Clarice Copstein and Gabriela Steigleder April, 2008