Friday 7th Jun 2019 – Sunday 14th Jul 2019
M – F, 10am – 6pm and Sa, 10am – 5pm
at Peter Miller Architecture & Design Books
304 Alaskan Way S, Post Alley, Seattle, WA 98104
Put on by Goethe Pop Up Seattle, Peter Miller Architecture And Design Books, Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin/Museum für Gestaltung
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Goethe Pop Up Seattle is delighted to be able to present the multifaceted aspects of photography at the Bauhaus to you at Peter Miller Architecture & Design Books. The work will be on display until July 14, 2019. 

The Bauhaus, probably the most important avant-garde art school of the twentieth century, is celebrating its centenary in 2019. It was founded in Weimar in 1919 by the architect Walter Gropius, relocated to Dessau in 1925, and was closed in Berlin in 1933 under the pressure from the Nazis. 

To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the influential school, the Bauhaus-Archiv Berlin/Museum für Gestaltung in Berlin is sending 100 photographs on a journey to the United States. The traveling exhibition provides a glimpse into the world’s largest collection of Bauhaus photography, comprising of more than 70,000 pictures. Photography played an important role at the Bauhaus from the start, both as amusement and in the experimental field, as well as for deliberate advertising the products manufactured there.

Under the four headings of The Bauhaus LivesArchitecture and ProductsBauhaus Faces and Peterhans Photography Course the exhibition provides an impressive insight into many facets of Bauhaus Photography and into the life at the Bauhaus. The exhibition presents classic works by Lucia Moholy, László Moholy-Nagy, and T. Lux Feininger, as well as images by lesser known photographers like Kattina Both, Irene Bayer, and Max Peiffer Watenphul.

-via Goethe Institut