Tag: Josef Albers

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste
14-03-2019 No Comments

Bauhaus. Updated Edition. Magdalena Droste

“… finally a book that brings a breath of fresh air to the lifeless literature on Bauhaus”. Domus, Milan. Between two world wars, the Bauhaus School of Art and Design changed the face of modernity. Realized with the Bauhaus-Archiv in Berlin, this updated edition celebrates the school’s centennial, gathering 550 illustrations across 400 pages, including architectural plans and biographies of key figures like Walter Gropius, Paul Klee, and Marianne Brandt. The ultimate […]

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel
04-09-2017 No Comments

The Bauhaus (an honoring) | Sergio de Miguel

1. The world in the one that developed the history of the Bauhaus was very different from the current one, though his influence in the art, the design and the architecture is recognized still in a very clear way. El mundo en el que se desarrolló la historia de la Bauhaus era muy distinto al actual, aunque su influencia en […]

Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
27-03-2015 One Comment

Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

«El Laboratorio registra un extenso número de intentos y teorías que van desde las de Ruskin y Morris, a los racionalistas, constructivistas y productivistas rusos con su Vchutemas, y otros laboratorios, hasta las últimas experiencias de Bill, Maldonado, etc., pasando por el ejemplo más conocido en occidente del Bauhaus». Fragment of the manifest of the Laboratory of Forms Nowadays José de […]

Bauhaus. Collection books and magazines
29-08-2014 No Comments

Bauhaus. Collection books and magazines

The Bauhaus was founded in 1919 in the city of Weimar by German architect Walter Gropius. Its core objective was a radical concept: to reimagine the material world to reflect the unity of all the arts. Gropius explained this vision for a union of art and design in the Programm des Staatlichen Bauhauses Weimar (1919), which described a utopian craft […]

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect
02-07-2014 No Comments

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect

Josef Albers: Minimal Means, Maximum Effect is the first retrospective in Spain devoted to Josef Albers (1888–1976). Comprising more than one hundred works of art in addition to furniture, objects, photographs, and a range of documentary material, the exhibition has been devised and developed over the last years in close collaboration with The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation (Bethany, Connecticut). […]

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez
30-08-2011 30 Comments

Ulm Models | Antonio S. Río Vázquez

Today I have visited the exhibition Models of Ulm 1953-1968. The design of the new Germany in the room of exhibitions of the historical set of Sargadelos (Cervo, Lugo). The sample appeared as commemoration of fifty years of the foundation of the School of Design of Ulm (Hochschule für Gestaltung / Hfg Ulm), an institution dedicated to the education, the […]