Bauhaus Museum, Weimar
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The Bauhaus-Museum is a museum dedicated to the architectural style of Bauhaus. Since 1995 it has been housed in a former coach house on Theaterplatz rebuilt by Clemens Wenzeslaus Coudray. This is only a temporary home (it is to move to a new site in 2014) and includes ruins of the Weimarer Zeughaus or arsenal. A new Bauhaus Museum is scheduled to open in 2015.
It displays about 250 works by teachers and students of the Bauhaus school (1919-1933), including seminal works by Walter Gropius, Johannes Itten, Lyonel Feininger and Marcel Breuer, along with several works from the movement's precursor, the 1907 Henry van de Velde School.
- Bauhaus Museum Weimar - official site
- Radio Lotte News: Künstlerheim-Ruine soll wieder Künstlerhaus werden 21 May 2010.
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