Visual Culture and Literacy, Week 12
Visual Culture and Literacy, Week 12 FACS 150
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Date Created: 07/20/16
Beginning of Bauhaus Same time as surrealism, Bauhaus was forming in Germany 1914 - German Association of Craftsmen - precursor, influence on modern architecture Establish connection between manufacturers and designers State sponsored effort "from sofa cushion to urban design" Weimar republic - German Reich Highest level of intellectual production - advanced in all subjects 1920s Berlin - center of Weimar culture Jewish intellectuals allowed to participate in culture 1919 influx of labor - boom in trade, communication Tenement buildings, run small shops out of basements and back yards Development of bigger commerce , led to department stores Significant cultural contributions, mostly political November Group - began at start of German Revolution Introduction of Bauhaus style design Making beautiful, functional designs The Ring - another movement 1923 Henry van de Velde "Werkbund Theater" 1914 Focus on quality and function Muthesius - german architect, author, diplomat Pioneer for modernism in Germany Move germany into place of economic power Peter Behrens "AEG Turbine Factory" 1909 "Row Houses in the Garden City of Hellerau" 1910 Bruno Taut "Glass Pavillion" 1914 Ebenezer Howard - Garden City Concept 1902 Utopian ideal Class component
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