It was exactly 100 years ago that the Bauhaus in Weimar opened its doors in 1919 as an educational and training institution under the management of Walter Gropius. The anniversary is celebrated across the world with spectacular exhibitions. As a movement, the Bauhaus was the most influential resource and milestone in the history of modern art, while also functioning as an art workshop and a reform school. Its ideals and practices have inspired countless subsequent art movements and tendencies, but its original program offered even more: a comprehensive aesthetic reform of life from the quotidian to the arts.

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