Tag: László Moholy-Nagy

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti
29-10-2018 No Comments

Bauhaus, minimalist agreement | Marcelo Gardinetti

The reconstruction of demolished architectural heritage induces, fortunately, interpretations that exceed the representation of the work itself. These definitions erect parallel or antagonistic positions that cause different controversies, which generally increase the idea of patrimonial value. The reconstruction of the houses designed by Walter Gropius for the masters of the Bauhaus affected by war actions during the second war offered […]

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 […]

At the edge of the critique · Session 2: Absent manifests
26-04-2013 No Comments

At the edge of the critique · Session 2: Absent manifests

“…all the historians of the art of traditional orientation, he suffers a trend to value excessively the effect of the books and the theories for the royal creation of the art and the architecture…” Sybil Moholy-Nagy about Reyner Banham The first half of the 20th century was a period where the manifests proliferated in a horizon of historical and social […]

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 […]