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Bauhaus Museum Dessau



Opening 8 September

The new Bauhaus Museum Dessau – the second museum dedicated to the design school to open in its centenary year, after the Bauhaus Museum Weimar – will provide a home for the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation’s 49,000-strong collection of objects. Designed by the Spanish firm Addenda Architects, the building is comprised of a towering steel block, encased in a glass facade. The display of the permanent collection picks up the story of the school after its move in 1925 to Dessau, where many of the most well-known Bauhaus buildings are located. Find out more from the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation’s website.

Preview the collection below | View Apollo’s Art Diary here

Render of the Bauhaus Museum Dessau.

Render of the Bauhaus Museum Dessau. Photo: © Gonzalez Hinz Zabala, 2016

Material relief (c. 1927), Franz Ehrlich. Photo: © Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau

Geteilte Halbfigur nach rechts (1923), Oskar Schlemmer.

Geteilte Halbfigur nach rechts (1923), Oskar Schlemmer. Photo: © Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau

Kleine Komposition (1923), László Moholy-Nagy.

Kleine Komposition (1923), László Moholy-Nagy. Photo: © Stiftung Bauhaus Dessau

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