William Morris and the Bauhaus - an online lunchtime talk by Roisin Inglesby

  • 8 April 2020
  • 12:15 - 12:45
  • This is a live talk on Zoom, a video conferencing platform, register your attendence on Eventbrite  and follow the instructions for joining.

    We are requesting donations to attend this talk.

Curator Roisin Inglesby looks back on last year's Pioneers exhibition, examining the links between William Morris and the Bauhaus, the ground-breaking art school established by Walter Gropius in Germany in 1919. The talk will introduce the Bauhaus in the context of the International Arts and Crafts Movement, concentrating on links between Morris and Gropius and on similarities and divergences between Morris's work and the Bauhaus ethos. The talk is an opportunity to focus in detail on some of the star objects from the show, including sculpture by Gerhard Marcks, ceramics by Marguerite Wildenhain and two stunning woven hangings by Benita Koch Otte, previously unseen in the UK.