(An artistic movement)

This movement is a subcategory of Expressionism

Dates: 1919-1932

A school of architecture, design and art founded in Germany in 1919. Bauhaus is characterized by severely economic, geometric design and by respect for materials.

People associated with this movement
Lyonel FeiningerAmerican, 1871-1956234 artworks
Wassily KandinskyRussian, 1866-1944267 artworks
Paul KleeSwiss, 1879-1940239 artworks
El LissitzkyRussian, 1890-19413 artworks
Oskar SchlemmerGerman, 1888-194312 artworks
Random artworks by artists related to this movement

Rift in the Sky
Lyonel Feininger

Off Balance
Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

Capricious Line
Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

Wassily Kandinsky

North African
Paul Klee

Angler with Blue Fish II
Lyonel Feininger

Avenue of Trees
Lyonel Feininger

Small Blue Locomotive
Lyonel Feininger

Storm Brewing
Lyonel Feininger

Improvisation 19A
Wassily Kandinsky

Braun um Bunt
Wassily Kandinsky

Manhattan I
Lyonel Feininger
Important dates
Founding date:  1919

End date:  1932
Why 1932?: After Hitler and the Nazi regime came to power in Germany, all modern art including Bauhaus was considered "degenerate" and "Un-German". The Berlin school was closed down, but its legacy and influence continued in both Germany and elsewhere.