Bauhaus: Art as Life, Barbican Art Gallery, London, England

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The biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over 40 years presents the modern world’s most famous art school. From expressionist beginnings to a pioneering model uniting art and technology, this London exhibition presents the Bauhaus’ utopian vision to change society in the aftermath of the First World War.

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Nicole Wermers: Spray, Tanya Bonakdar, New York, NY

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In her new sculptures and photographs, Wermers recontextualizes and reimagines modernist forms in ways that frame, contain, and transform the spaces in which they are installed. Exploring how methods of display and presentation affect our understanding and experience of space, these new works continue Wermers' investigation of the legacy of modernism and the aesthetics of consumption in contemporary visual culture.

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László Ottó: Bilder des Anfangs, dr. julius, Berlin, Germany

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Work by László Ottó February 18 – March 26, 2011 dr. julius | ap is pleased to present “Bilder des Anfangs” [Images of the Beginning] by Hungarian artist László Ottó, an exihibition which features recent paintings made from various shades of black pigment. The artist writes: “As a European my work is western, but at the same time I am consciously relating to East thought. Existential questions of life and death are the subject of […]

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Bauhaus 1919–1933: Workshops for Modernity, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

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Oskar Schlemmer, Bauhaus Stairway, 1932 Oil on canvas. 63 7/8 x 45 inches Collection The Museum of Modern Art Gift of Philip Johnson November 8, 2009 – January 25, 2010 This survey is MoMA’s first major exhibition since 1938 on the subject of this famous and influential school of avant-garde art. Founded in 1919 and shut down by the Nazis in 1933, the Bauhaus brought together artists, architects, and designers in an extraordinary conversation about […]

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Marcel Breuer: Design and Architecture, Ludwig Museum of Contemporary Art, Budapest, Hungary

    May 4 — September 2, 2007 Organized by the Vitra Design Museum, this touring exhibition celebrates one of the most influential designers and architects of 20th century modernism. In Europe, Breuer is primarily known as a designer, while in the United States, he is known more as a teacher and architect. The exhibition examines both areas and is organized chronologically, thematically and by material (wood, tubular steel, aluminium and plywood).

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