mima presents the most significant Bauhaus exhibition in the UK for 30 years, focusing on the ethos of the Bauhaus School between 1919 and 1933. The show includes works by Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky and Josef Albers, film works by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, architectural models, design, applied art, furniture and a specially commissioned wall drawing.
Language of Visionshowcases works by contemporary artists whose practice has a relationship to the legacy of the Bauhaus. Artists include Markus Amm, Camilla Low, Toby Paterson, Ryan Gander, Lothar Gotz and Andrew Miller.
A series of photographs by Hans Engels, presents the original Bauhaus architecture, constructed by the masters and students of the Bauhaus between 1919 and 1933, in its present condition.
Bauhaus Reviewed 1919-1933, is presented in mima's Sound Space on the Third Floor Roof Terrace. The selection of recordings from the early 20th century goes deep into the myths surrounding the Bauhaus school and the artists it gave birth to.
The exhibition is part of NorthEast England's programme of world-class festival and events for 2007, managed by culture10 based at NewcastleGateshead Initiative.
Sponsored by Barker & Stonehouse.