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Fagus: Walter Gropius and the Factory for Modernity
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(Contemporary Arts Media), 26 page(s)
This program examines the Carl Benscheidt Shoe Last Factory, also known as Fagus, which was designed by Bauhaus founder Walter Gropius. The DVD considers the connections between modern architecture and social and ethical ideals of the early 20th century.
(Contemporary Arts Media), 26 page(s)
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Built With Light
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
This program explores the history behind the Schminke house, designed and built from 1930 to 1933 by German architect Hans Scharoun. It explains that Scharoun perceived the house as a mediator between humans and nature. The DVD features architectural historian Klaus Kürvers, Helga Zumpfe, the youngest daughter of...
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2012), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
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Bauhaus: Myth of the Modern
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 1 hour 43 mins, 103 page(s)
Featuring interviews with former students and archival footage of the time, this documentary examines how the Bauhaus school started after World War I, considers how it became revolutionary, and explores its closing. The DVD offers a critical evaluation of the artistic and political ambitions and influence of the...
(Contemporary Arts Media, 1998), 1 hour 43 mins, 103 page(s)
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Great Expectations: A Visual Journey Through the History of Visionary Architecture
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(Contemporary Arts Media, 2007), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
This program explores visionary architecture and introduces such figures as Buckminster Fuller and Le Corbusier. Featuring animations of unrealized projects, it presents artistic visions that challenge conventional concepts of form and aesthetics and shows how architecture can change the ways in which people live...
(Contemporary Arts Media, 2007), 52 mins, 52 page(s)
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