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Spring Lecture Series - Looking beyond the Bauhaus – Modernism sans frontières - Reform not Revolution: German Church Architecture 1919-1968
[19/10]
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross St
21/02/2019 - 21/02/2019
Bauhaus

Spring Lecture Series - Looking beyond the Bauhaus – Modernism sans frontières - Reform not Revolution: German Church Architecture 1919-1968

The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ -Thursday February 21st 2019 - Kathleen James-Chakraborty, Professor at University College, Dublin

In 2019, the centenary of the Bauhaus is a major event with many exhibitions and publications. Yet this seems likely to add to the large existing pile of information based on only a small part of the actual achievements and aspirations of Modernism during the period of its existence. In Looking beyond the Bauhaus, the Twentieth Century Society looks more widely with the help of experts in a number of fields, to offer an exciting but more broadly-based account in which the Bauhaus can be seen in its contemporary context. 

Author of a major book Erich Mendelsohn and the architecture of German Modernism (Cambridge 1997), Kathleen James-Chakraborty has also written in German Architecture for a Mass Audience (Routledge 2000) about the underlying communal and spiritual basis for interwar German architecture.

Tickets: £8.00 members/£12.00 non members/£5.00 students   

All lectures are held on Thursdays at 6.30pm in the Gallery at 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ.  Admission includes a glass of wine. Publications will be available to purchase on the night.


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