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15 Million Minutes of Fame
In the midst of an era of hypermedial networking, art is also undergoing a fundamental change. Classical drama and analog performances will not simply disappear in the future—but social networks are already revolutionizing the definition of the stage. A look at the workshop of “reality art” and its efforts to act in the spirit of the Bauhaus.
Itten developed the celebrated Bauhaus preliminary course and was a major influence during the early years. He left the Bauhaus after disagreements and founded the Itten School in Berlin.
Classes by Paul Klee
“Art does not reproduce the visible but makes it visible.” This maxim was behind Paul Klee’s personal theory of colour and form, which was a fundamental component of the preliminary course.
Classes by Wassily Kandinsky
The relationship between colours and shapes played a pivotal role in Kandinsky’s ideas and the way he taught art. The assigment of the primary colours to basic geometrical forms derived from Kandinsky's colour and form theory.
When Kandinsky was appointed by the Bauhaus, he was already one of the great names in modern art. For young people with talent, this was often reason enough to attempt the Bauhaus experiment.