Minimalism: Not as straightforward as it seems

Art Aug 20, 2019

Minimalism: Not as straightforward as it seems

by John L. Tran

It's 100 years since the Bauhaus art and design school first opened in Weimar, Germany, and the new Muji flagship store in Ginza is as good a venue as any to hold an anniversary exhibition celebrating the values of simple, affordable modernist design.

Iconic creations of Bauhaus design spanning the last 100 years

Style & Design Jan 20, 2019

Iconic creations of Bauhaus design spanning the last 100 years

As Bauhaus, the most influential design school of the 20th century, marks its 100th birthday, examples of its keep-it-simple elegance can still be found across the globe. The movement, based on the "form follows function" principle, revolutionized the practices of artists and artisans during 14 ...

An education in modernist art teaching

Art Aug 28, 2018

An education in modernist art teaching

by Matthew Larking

The Museum of Modern Art, Kyoto surveys German, Japanese and Indian Bauhaus developments as part of a wider collation of international exhibitions and research in preparation for next year's Bauhaus centenary anniversary in Berlin.