As mentioned before we went to see the exhibition “Bauhaus. A Conceptual Model” which is displayed at the Martin Gropius Bau in Berlin.
90 years after Walter Gropius founded the Bauhaus in Weimar three museums – the Klassik Stiftung Weimar, the Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau and the Bauhaus Archive – jointly present the so far largest Bauhaus exhibition ever.

And indeed it is a very rich exhibition with lots of interesting and beautiful objects. The 18 rooms were structured in a chronological order, focusing on different aspects such as the situation after WWI, the interaction with other avant-garde centers, architecture etc.

“While previous exhibitions on the Bauhaus were grouped according to its workshops, Bauhaus. A Conceptual Model chooses the perspective of the history of its development, embedding the objects into their respective contexts.”

I wish we could have stayed longer and absorbed every detail and watched every video they showed. And I fell in love with this beautiful lamp. (Santa, this is a hint! It does not need to be an original, though, as that is too expensive.)

The exhibit will close on October 4th and I highly recommend visiting it. And for those on the other side of the ocean: The exhibition is organized in cooperation with the MOMA which will display it from November 8th, 2009 until January 18th, 2010.

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