Chicago’s Bauhaus Legacy

August 9 – September 29, 2013 Exhibition Opening: Friday, August 9, 6 – 9 p.m. Opening reception:   August 9, 2013, 6~9 pm The exhibit showcases art and design by students of Moholy- Nagy’s schools from 1937-1955: the New Bauhaus, School of Design in Chicago and Institute of Design – with special emphasis on the Foundation Course exercises. In addition, life work of both teachers and students is shown, from 1937 to the present.

T. Paul Young

Harold Cohen

Harold Cohen furniture & artwork

Harold Cohen

Gallery opening

Art Paul

Exhibit organizer

Elsa Kula

block prints

light fixture from Chicago

Institute of Design
Harold Cohen

Saturday panel

Exhibition chair
The Third Coast Moholy Nagy, Gwedolyn Brooks, Mayor Daley, Mies van der Rohe, Saul Bellows, Frank Lloyd Wright, Hugh Hefner, Studs Terkel, Walter Paepcke, Muddy Waters, Walter Gropius, Ray Kroc, Nelson Algren, and a number of Chicago artists and leaders are featured in Thomas Dyja’ new book, Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream. Extensive coverage is given to Moholy’s Institute of Design (often called the American Bauhaus). This is an excellent companion book to Al Gowan’s Shared Vision.
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