bauhaus – The magazine of the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation

After 80 years it's back: bauhaus – the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation's magazine. Everything from the Bauhaus world, essays, interviews and more.

The first issue of the bauhaus magazine was published in December 1926 to coincide with the opening of the Bauhaus building in Dessau. Every three months (with interruptions), it reported on events in Dessau and important modern trends. Walter Gropius, László Moholy-Nagy, Ernst Kallai and Hannes Meyer contributed to the magazine as editors. The authors included Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky, Marcel Breuer, Ludwig Hilberseimer and many others. The last issue was published in 1931.

80 years after the discontinuation of this periodical, we, as the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, are publishing a new magazine under the old name. In doing so, we by no means presume to replicate an interrupted tradition. The Bauhaus Dessau Foundation is not resuming the unique historical experiment of the “Bauhaus”. Nonetheless, it does work at the same place – the Bauhaus building in Dessau – and its remit is to cultivate the legacy of the historic Bauhaus and, “given the ideas and approaches of the historic Bauhaus, to address issues of design in the present-day environment” (the Foundation’s statute). The biannual magazine aims to report and comment on the activities of the Foundation and its partners. It will thereby not only focus on activities in Dessau, but also on those of an international network exploring issues of design. This issue of the magazine will delve into the history of modernity and its relevance to us today.

P R I C E S   A N D   F R E Q U E N C Y

The bauhaus magazine is published twice a year. Single issues cost 8 EUR (plus shipping) by mail order, in the Bauhauscity Dessau you'll get a single issue for an introductory price of 5 EUR. Subscribers get two issues a year for 15 EUR (incl. shipping throughout Germany). Order online

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Gropiusallee 38
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phone: +49-340-6508-250


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