Photographs by Otto Umbehr (Umbo). New Acquisition
8 Sept 2019 – 26 Jan 2020
Bauhaus Museum Dessau
Alongside László Moholy-Nagy, Otto Maximilian Umbehr (1920 – 1980), known as Umbo, is one of the most important photo artists associated with the Bauhaus. To this day he remains sym- bolic of Modernist photography, combining the formal language of New Objectivity with Expressionist ideas. This Intermezzo shows the photo- graphs that the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation has received from the joint acquisition by Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, Berlinische Galerie and Sprengel Museum Hannover.
The Intermezzi in the Black Box of the Bauhaus Museum Dessau are changing exhibitions in the exhibition. They expand the presentation of [ID 5403]Versuchsstätte Bauhaus. The Collection[/Id] and continue it. On Collecting presents new groups of objects from the Dessau collection or objects that have not been given a permanent place in the museum.