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max bill. bauhaus constellations

Opens on Saturday 8 June, 6 — 8 pm 9 Jun – 14 Sep 2019

max bill. bauhaus constellations

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To coincide with the centenary of the Bauhaus, a major exhibition entitled ‘max bill. bauhaus constellations’ opens at Hauser & Wirth Zürich on 9 June 2019. Curated by Dr Angela Thomas Schmid, President of the Max Bill Georges Vantongerloo Stiftung, the exhibition explores the dynamic dialogues with the group of artists Bill met at the influential German school. The Bauhaus period had a lasting impact on Bill who creatively developed the ideas he encountered there throughout his oeuvre. Works from the artist’s own collection are presented in combination with archive materials he assembled during his lifetime. The artists featured alongside Bill include Josef Albers, Lyonel Feininger, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, László Moholy-Nagy, Kurt Schwitters, Oskar Schlemmer, Sophie Taeuber-Arp and Georges Vantongerloo.

Selected Images

Einheit aus drei gleichen Zylindern (Whole made out of three identical cylinders)

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Events

Sat 8 Jun 2019, 6 pm

Opening reception: ‘max bill. bauhaus constellations’

Zürich

We are pleased to invite you to the opening reception of a major exhibition entitled ‘max bill. bauhaus constellations’, which coincides with the centenary of the Bauhaus. Curated by Dr Angela...

About the Artist

Max Bill in Montagnola 1974_Foto Angela Thomas

Max Bill was a great Swiss polymath: an artist, architect, industrial designer, graphic designer, and teacher. He attended the Bauhaus where he was taught by Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, Paul Klee, Wassily Kandinsky and Oskar Schlemmer. Bill remained closely associated with the Bauhaus school and was a key figure in...

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