Bauhaus Artists and the Poetics of Reuse

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Dr. Barbara Stehle, faculty member at the Interior Architecture Department of the Rhode Island School of Design, discusses various media and works made by Bauhaus workshops, from collages, photography, and theater to furniture design, costumes, and jewelry. The lecture explores some of the grand themes of Postmodernism: reusable, ready-made, sustainability, and the Bauhaus masters' reflections about authorship and imagination. Follow Bauhaus artists in this quest for the poetics of reuse at the Bauhaus School and its impact on the work of younger Bauhaus-trained artists in the United States. Lecture in Carriage House followed by an optional tour of Gropius House.

This program is supported in part by a grant from the Lincoln Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural Council, a state agency.