The Bauhaus

The Bauhaus

Author: Erin Aldana

This lesson will discuss the Bauhaus.

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Notes on "The Bauhaus"

Image Credits

Bauhaus logo, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bauhaus_logo.png, Johannes Itten, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Itten001.jpg, Image of Gropius, Bauhaus Dessau, Creative Commons, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Bauhaus_Dessau,Gropiusallee.jpg, Fallingwater, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Falling_Water_01.jpg, Schroder House; Public Domain: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:RietveldSchroederhuis.jpg , Image of Breuer, Wassily Chair, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Bauhaus_3_Chair.jpg, Josef Albers, Homage to the Square, Fair Use according to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Josef_Albers%27s_painting_%27Homage_to_the_Square%27,_1965.jpg, Itten color wheel, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Farbkreis_Itten_1961_RYB.svg , Marianne Brandt, Teapots, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marianne_brandt,_teiere,_1924.JPG, Universal Bayer; Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:ABayer.png, Gunta Stolzl wall hanging, Fair Use according to Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Stolzl_red_green.jpg, Breuer chair with Stolzl weaving, Creative Commons, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Marcel_breuer_con_stoffe_di_gunta_st%C3%B6lzl,_sedia,_1922_01.JPG

Terms to Know
  • Bauhaus

    Literally "house of construction". A school in Germany (1919-1933) that focused on functional design and the combination of fine art and craft.

  • Color Theory

    Rules that have been established about how colors are used and their relationships to

  • Guild

    A formal group or association of artisans or business people with common interests or goals of maintaining specific standards and quality.

  • Interdisciplinary

    The combination of two or more academic disciplines or areas of study.

  • Manifesto

    A public announcement.