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The art school existed in three different cities: • from 1919 to 1925, • from 1925 to 1932, and • from 1932 to 1933 under three different architect-directors: • from 1919 to 1928, • from 1928 to 1930, and • from 1930 to 1933).

One of the main objectives of the Bauhaus was to unify art, craft, and technology. The machine was considered a positive element, and therefore industrial and product design were important components. Vorkurs ("initial course") was taught; this is the modern day Basic Design course that has become one of the key foundational courses offered in architectural schools across the globe. There was no teaching of history in the school because everything was supposed to be designed and created according to first principles rather than by following The Bauhaus masters on the roof of the Bauhaus building in Dessau. From the left: , Hinnerk Scheper, Georg Muche, László precedent. Moholy-Nagy, Herbert Bayer, Joost Schmidt, Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer, Vassily Kandinsky, , , Gunta Stölzl and One of the most important contributions of the Bauhaus is . in the field of furniture design.

mies van der rohe 1888 - 1967

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Walter Gropius and Adolf Meyer, Fagus-Werk in Alfeld/Leine, started 1911

Walter Gropius 1883 - 1969

HdVldAtHenry van de Velde, Art School building in Weimar, 1904-11

Gropius House, 1938

Fagus Works, 1910–1911 Lyonel Feininger, Cathedral, wood-cut for the Bauhaus Manifesto, 1919

Paul Klee

The Mocker Mocked, 1930

Magic Garden, 1926

Rhythmisches (In Rhythm), 1930, Hopfgarten, 1920 oil on woven jute

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Wassily Kandinsky (1866-1944 )

Swinging, 1925 Actor's Mask Pastoral [Pastorale]. 1927 (Schauspielermaske), 1924 In the Gray, 1919

Dying Plants [Sterbende Pflanzen]. 1922/82 Composition 8, 1923

"Cantilever chair" by Mies van der Rohe Cantilever chair "Cesca" by (1927) Marcel Breuer (1928)

Lightly Touching. 1931 Soft Pressure. February , also known 1931 as the Model B3 chair, by Marcel Breuer (1927)

Coffee Table by Mies van der Rohe (1927)

Barcelona Ottoman by Mies van der Ro he (1928) Barcelona Chair by Mies van der Rohe (1927) Tubular by Mies van der Rohe (1929)

Barcelona Bed by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe (1930) Barcelona Table by Mies van der Rohe (1928)

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Turning Chair LC 7 by Le Corbusier (1929)

Turning Stool LC 8 by Le Corbusier (1929)

Gropius Handles

Chaise Longue by Le Corbusier (1929)

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