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How Bauhaus came to the Soviet Union - Dotemirates
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How Bauhaus came to the Soviet Union

The "Bauhaus Imaginista" exhibition at the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art in Moscow examines the lives and work of former Bauhaus teachers and students who moved to Russia. It looks specifically at the complex connections between the Bauhaus School and the Soviet Union.The exhibition is dedicated to a group of graduates and students who in 1930 followed Hannes Meyer, the second director of the Bauhaus School, to the Soviet Union. These loyal students included architect Philipp Tolziner, who spent the rest of his life in Moscow, and architect and city planner Konrad Püschel.  That group also included architect Lotte Stam-Beese,...


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