Bauhaus Movement, a German School of Art and a New Cultural Project for Europe

Regia Marinho
7 min readOct 17, 2020


Now the second bauhaus, “A new cultural project for Europe”.

This week, the EU made plans for a new Bauhaus after coronavirus.

The European Union unveiled plans to fund a Bauhaus-style design school as part of a €750 billion coronavirus recovery scheme.

European Commission president Ursula von der Leyen has announced plans to create a new Bauhaus similar to the influential design school.

What is Bauhaus?

Bauhaus was a revolutionary school of art, architecture and design established by Walter Gropius at Weimar in Germany in 1919. ~TATE

The Bauhaus, 1919–1933

Bauhaus — literally translated to “construction house” — originated as a German school of the arts in the early 20th century.

Founded by Walter Gropius, the school eventually morphed into its own modern art movement characterized by its unique approach to architecture and design.

Today, Bauhaus is renowned for both its unique aesthetic that inventively combines the fine arts with arts and crafts as well as its enduring influence on modern and contemporary art.

The Bauhaus Logo.

The Bauhaus Logo (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

It was a German art school operational from 1919 to 1933 that combined crafts and the fine arts.

The school became famous for its approach to design, which attempted to unify the principles of mass production with individual artistic vision to combine aesthetics with everyday function.

History of Bauhaus.

In Germany, an important modernist movements appeared after the first World War. The Bauhaus was a school founded in Weimar in 1919 under the direction of Walter Gropius.

Gropius was the son of the official state architect of Berlin, who studied before the war with Peter Behrens, and designed the modernist Fagus turbine factory.



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