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PODCAST: Teaching and Learning at the Bauhaus
Durchdringung (Penetration) for Paul Klee's Course, ca. 1925–1932, Léna Bergner (German, 1906–1981). Watercolor and graphite on paper, 12 13/16 × 9 1/8 in. The Getty Research Institute, 850514. © Heirs of Léna Bergner

PODCAST: Teaching and Learning at the Bauhaus

Two exhibitions reveal the teaching methods and exercises of the Bauhaus—and even let you try some of them for yourself.

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Developing an “Inner Feeling” for Materials with Paper Modeling at the Bauhaus
Diagram of the Bauhaus curriculum (adapted, right), 1922, Walter Gropius. Lithograph. 20.2 x 29.3 cm. From Walter Gropius, Satzungen Staatliches Bauhaus in Weimar (Statutes of the State Bauhaus in Weimar), July 1922. Bauhaus Typography Collection, 1919–1937. The Getty Research Institute, 850513. © 2019 Artists Rights Society (ARS) / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn]

Developing an “Inner Feeling” for Materials with Paper Modeling at the Bauhaus

Paper as creative material at the Bauhaus.

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Handling a Cosmic Book Object
The Philosopher’s Stone, 1992, Barbara Fahrner and Daniel Kelm. Cardboard, steel pins, colored ink, pencil, watercolor, approximately 6 × 8 × 6 in. The Getty Research Institute, 94-B18918. © Barbara Fahrner and Daniel E. Kelm

Handling a Cosmic Book Object

Inside a book that is also a puzzle.

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