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The New Bauhaus: A Feature Documentary

A project in Chicago, IL by Petter Ringbom
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How László Moholy-Nagy Brought a Movement to Chicago.
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Funded: $52,314 of $40,000
Dates: Oct 15th -> Nov 15th (32 days)
Project By: Petter Ringbom
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Latest News

Only in New York

November 14th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re in the last hours of our campaign and it looks like we’re surpassing our stretch goal! Thank you everyone. If you’ve been thinking of becoming a backer, but haven’t done so yet, there’s abut 30 hours left to mull it over. We hope you... (Read More)

Made Our Goal!

November 8th - via: kickstarter.com
Thanks to all of you, we have met and surpassed our goal of $40,000, with still a week left to go! We did it. Now, do we dare go for more? Let's give it a shot. With this reinterpreted Moholy design, we’re announcing our $50,000 stretch goal!  The... (Read More)

America Imports Genius

November 5th - via: kickstarter.com
During our research for The New Bauhaus, we found a real treasure in the Institute of Design’s archive at IIT: Moholy’s beautifully designed and recently refurbished scrapbook from the founding of the New Bauhaus. Among the pages of the book was... (Read More)

Documentary on László Moholy-Nagy and the New Bauhaus movement in Chicago launches kickstarter

November 2nd - via: archinect.com
Next year marks the centennial anniversary of the 1919 founding of Bauhaus in Weimar. The legendary school, started by Walter Gropius, combined fine arts, crafts, and design under one roof, eventually morphing into a global movement as many of its most important artists fled Nazi Germany to other parts of the world. Many of the Bauhaus teachers ended up in the United States, such as László Moholy-Nagy who landed in Chicago in 1937 and opened up the New Bauhaus (later called the Institute of Design). A new documentary, with a recently launched kickstarter, seeks to tell the story of how Moholy-Nagy brought the movement to Chicago, founding America's most influential midcentury school of design. (Read More)

Everyone is Talented

October 29th - via: kickstarter.com
Whether or not you agree with Moholy’s famous motto, “everyone is talented,” we can all use some of the optimism found in both the statement and the man behind it. Moholy lived through two World Wars (he was wounded in the first), the great... (Read More)

Report from Chicago

October 23rd - via: kickstarter.com
One week in and our campaign is going great. We’re close to 50% funded! Thank you to all of you who have backed us already. Most of our team is in Chicago this week to present a behind-the-scenes preview of The New Bauhaus at The Arts Club of... (Read More)

Off to a Great Start

October 18th - via: kickstarter.com
We’re three days into our campaign and we’re thrilled with the response we've gotten. Thank you to all of our supporters. We really appreciate that you believe in the project and in the team. I'd like to highlight one of the art rewards we offer... (Read More)

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