Presentation on theme: "The Bauhaus A school of art, design and architecture based in Germany (in 3 different cities) from 1919 to 1925. It was closed down by the Nazi authorities."— Presentation transcript:
The Bauhaus A school of art, design and architecture based in Germany (in 3 different cities) from 1919 to It was closed down by the Nazi authorities in The name Bauhaus referred to medieval mason’s (crafstmen’s) lodges. There was an interest in hand-crafting (as in medieval times) however this needed to fit into a contemporary industrial society. The school established workshop training, as opposed to impractical academic studio education. It emphasised ‘hands-on’ learning. It contributed to the development of Functionalism and International Style in architecture. Lyonel Feininger, Cathedral, woodcut, cover for Bauhaus program, 1919.
During the video… Look for materials used; Consider what is said about typography; Look at the designs you see – how are they different from what we have seen up till now? Consider our Conceptual Framework: what is said about relationship of artists to artwork; audiences; the world? Interesting resource on all things Bauhaus: MoMa site on recent Bauhaus Exhibition:
Examining the Exam…
Q1: How does sculptor Ron Mueck represent his view of the world? Plate 1: Ron Mueck, b. 1958, Australia. Boy, Mixed media including fibreglass and resin, 490 cm × 490 cm × 240 cm. Photographed on exhibition at the Venice Biennale, 2001.
Plate 2: Ron Mueck, b. 1958, Australia. Two women, Mixed media including fibreglass and resin, 85 x 47 x 38cm.
Q2. With reference to Plate 1 and the source material, explore some ways the artist uses the Postmodern Frame. I work with plants and other living or organic materials such as hand-made paper, sand etc. I try to bring nature closer to city-dwellers both with my street art pieces and with my site-specific indoor installations – Tokodi. Edina Tokodi, b Hungary, lives and works Brooklyn New York, Moss Stencil in Dumbo, 2008, street art, wall stencil using living moss.