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Creatio Ex Materia (Bauhaus OctopusX, 2017)

Bauhaus / Feminismus / Fundstück / Kunst / Text zur Kunst

In the Bauhaus Manifesto Walter Gropius stated that ‘[a]rchitects, sculptors, painters, […] all must return to craftsmanship! […] There is no essential difference between the artist and the artisan. The artist is an exalted artisan. Merciful heaven, in rare moments of illumination beyond man’s will, may allow art to blossom from the work of his hand, but the foundations of proficiency are indispensable to every artist’ (Weimar, 1919). This expressionist quote bears witness to a […]