|DAY 253||ART THROUGH THE AGES|
THE PURSUIT OF A NEW WORLD ORDER
The Bauhaus was more than an art movement; it was an innovative school cultivating a modern perspective on art and society. In contrast to other art movements, the Bauhaus school in Germany moved toward idealism rather than social critique in response to the pressures of war and searched for purity in art and craft. They strove for a new social order in which the artist and the community shared social responsibility, and art functioned for the people.
WHEN & WHERE
Weimar, Dessau, Berlin, Germany
Founded by German architect Walter Gropius, the ...