The Bauhaus, the most influential art and design school in history, celebrates its 100th anniversary in 2019.  To celebrate, State Library Queensland wants you to get to know Bauhaus by exploring State Library’s collection and the links below

Image: Michael Gaida CC0 Creative Commons

The highly regarded Dezeen website has curated an astounding collection of articles on Bauhaus – we strongly urge you to explore these pieces to learn more, and do more.

All about Water Gropius the founder of Bauhaus

Ten books that tell you everything you need to know about Bauhaus

Ten most iconic pieces of Bauhaus furniture

Eight Bauhaus buildings you can spend the night

Learn about Bauhaus’ typographic identity

And many more articles on Bauhaus!

“In this increasingly reactionary and populist world, the ideals of the Bauhaus – its internationalism, its willingness to grapple with, rather shy away from, a changing world, and its fundamental optimism about the future – are needed more than ever.”

Owen Hopkins, Dezeen.com  

Tania Lewis-Richard – Tania’s art is an interesting blend of European and Maori influences. Inspired by Walter Gropius the German architect and founder of the Bauhaus Movement in the 1920’s and 30’s Image Pete Morris, sourced from http://tauranga.kete.net.nz/

Our regular contributor Charles Zuber has written about Brisbane development and referenced Bauhaus.  Read it here

“This is yet another high-rise that cares only for the company, not the people who will live in the shadow of buildings that should never have been approved.”

Charles Zuber

The State Library Queensland has a very generous collection of Bauhaus material for you to explore including the book pictured which you can find in the Asia Pacific Design Library on Level 2

Try clicking this link, which takes you to some of the resources tagged Bauhaus

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