Bauhaus Imaginista: Reciprocal Learning
The exhibition was the first part of a project that aimed to address various aspects of the Bauhaus movement, a German art school founded in 1919 and closed by the Nazi regime, which revolutionized modern design by preaching the use of simplified lines and shapes.
Exhibition held by SESC São Paulo in partnership with bauhaus Kooperation Berlin Dessau Weimar, the Goethe-Institut and haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) berlin was the first part of a project that aimed to address various aspects of the Bauhaus movement, a German arts school founded in 1919 and closed by the Nazi regime, which revolutionized modern design by nailing the use of simplified lines and forms. The exhibition curated by German Marion von Osten and British man Grant Watson featured around 300 works by artists such as Paul Klee and Lygia Clark.
The organization of the Bauhaus Imaginista project was the result of a collaboration with the Design Museum of China in Hangzhou; with the Independent Administrative Institution of the National Museum of Art/National Museum of Modern Art in Kyoto; and the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow.
Among the overseas partners were also the Goethe-Institute of China, New Delhi, Lagos, Moscow, New York, Rabat, São Paulo and Tokyo.