Category Archives: Art

Ideology

The 1930’s saw a great deal of debate among leading German Marxist theorists in the area of aesthetics. Georg Lukacs, Ernst Bloch, Theodor Adorno, Walter Benjamin and Bertolt Brecht were all active contributors.  Their writings take off in every direction from the nucleus … Continue reading

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What is interdisciplinary?

Lets start the conversation…What is interdisciplinary art? Wikipedia definition:  “interdisciplinary field crosses traditional boundaries between academic disciplines or schools of thought, as new needs and professions have emerged.” Should we be describing “interdisciplinary” as being non-sepcialised? Our art and design course allows us … Continue reading

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Bauhaus.

‘This kitchen clock, which incorporates a mechanical timer, was designed by Max Bill whilst Director of the Hochschule für Gestaltung (HfG Ulm), the experimental design school founded in 1953.’ Max Bill was a student at the Bauhaus, he kept the … Continue reading

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