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
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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.
“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
“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.”
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