Many of the artists and designers at the Bauhaus wanted to transform daily life and the material world. They experimented with forms and materials. Some of their furniture designs are still in production and sell for a small fortune.
Far away from Weimar and Dessau, Bauhaus lives on in the Maria Laach Abbey in the Eifel region. One of the most famous Bauhaus ceramists was a monk in the pilgrimage church. His designs are still reproduced there today.
A year ago, the world was shocked when a second state-of-the-art Boeing 737 Max passenger jet crashed. The fallout, for the US planemaker and global aviation as a whole, still continues to be felt, says Andreas Spaeth.
They were the children of their time. But what did the Bauhaus artists surrounding founder Walter Gropius want? And what has remained of their ideas? As the official Bauhaus anniversary kicks off, here's an overview.
The Bauhaus mastermind was 85 years old when he agreed to design a new residency for the German ambassador in Buenos Aires. It was one of his last projects and among his best. The only problem — it never got built.
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