100 Years Bauhaus

100 Jahre Bauhaus design by Nancy Naser Al Deen © Goethe-Institut Libanon

March – November 2019

We are celebrating 100 years of the Bauhaus - Come and join us!!

Today, the Bauhaus is known around the world, but it was one of the most successful German cultural exports of the 20th century.

The Bauhaus was founded in Weimar in 1919, it moved to Dessau in 1925 and later to Berlin. It was closed in 1933 under pressure from the new National Socialist regime.

In this brief period, the Bauhaus created ideas that have had a lasting impact in the fields of art, design and architecture, for example, László Moholy-Nagy’s telephone paintings, Marcel Breuer’s “Wassily” chair, and Stuttgart’s Weißenhof Estate.

Some of the best known representatives of the Bauhaus include Lyonel Feininger, László Moholy-Nagy, Walter Gropius, Oskar Schlemmer, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Gerhard Marcks, and, of course, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe.

The Bauhaus Centenary is being celebrated by the Goethe-Institut in Lebanon with a series of events throughout 2019 bringing a photography exhibition, a VR exhibition, a 360° music video, four films and two lectures.