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Events May 2019

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Graphic Design and The Bauhaus

May 14, 2019

This year is the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Bauhaus, the pioneering art and design college established at Weimar in Germany at the end of World War I. Over the next 14 years, and in the face of much opposition, the Bauhaus was at the center of debates on modern design, architecture, and education, until finally closed down by the Nazis in 1933. At this Bard Graduate Center event, Paul Stirton, curator of "Jan Tschichold and the New Typography: Graphic Design Between the World Wars," and Barry Bergdoll, Meyer Schapiro Professor of art history in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University, will critically examine the achievements of the Bauhaus, and explore its legacy in 20th- and 21st-century architecture and design.

Tuesday May 14, 6:30pm – 8:30pm
38 West 86th Street
Bard Graduate Center Gallery, NY
Details & registration

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Photo: Bard Graduate Center, www.bgc.bard.edu.

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