Event Title
Bauhaus A Centennial Celebration 1919 to 2019
Name Athenaeum Music & Arts Library
Address 1008 Wall St, La Jolla, California, 92037
City La Jolla
State CA
Zip 92037
Opening Hours
Location North County Coastal
Telephone 858-454-5872
Email lrossner@ljathenaeum.org
Web Site http://www.ljathenaeum.org/art-history-lectures
   
Contact Lidia Rossner  
Fee $14 members / $19 nonmembers
Reception Date N/A
Dates Starts On 23-4-2019   Ends On 23-4-2019
Opening Days
Opening Time 19:30
Event Description The Athenaeum Music & Arts Library is pleased to announce \"Bauhaus: A Centennial Celebration (1919-2019).\" Join art historian Victoria Martino for an intellectually stimulating and visually stunning five-week survey celebrating the centenary of the Bauhaus, the most legendary and influential school of art and design in history. On April 1, 1919, architect Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in Weimar, Germany. The school sought to erase the boundaries between fine and applied art and to reform art education. The lecture series traces the history of the Bauhaus through World War II and beyond. The April 23 lecture is entitled \"Berlin: 1932-1933.\" In late 1932, Mies van der Rohe rented, with his own money, a derelict factory in Berlin to be rehabilitated as the new Bauhaus. The school operated for 10 months without interference from the Nazi Party. However, political pressure on the Bauhaus had been steadily increasing, and the Berlin Bauhaus was closed by the Gestapo in April 1933.
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