December 4 until Apr 25, 2020

    bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen

    Aspen Historical Society

    Location: Wheeler/Stallard Museum Times: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Aspen Historical Society presents “bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen” opening December 4th as part of Bauhaus 100: Aspen, a community-wide celebration of the centenary of the German art school “Bauhaus.” This new exhibit delves into the profound, but often unnoticed influence of Herbert Bayer’s work on Aspen, Colorado. Following his arrival in 1945, Bayer’s Bauhaus ethos and artistic vision began to shape the modern aesthetic and way of life in the Aspen community. He pioneered historic preservation in the area, designed a Bauhaus-inspired campus at the Aspen Institute, influenced local architecture, built innovative earthworks and helped guide the community’s cultural and philosophic values. Aspen Historical Society’s never-before-exhibited Bayer collection offers a unique view into his extensive works, both fine art and commercial. The exhibit will share a glimpse into Bayer’s lasting influence through preliminary sketches, original prints, textiles, architectural drawings, graphic design works, historical photographs, and more.

    The exhibit is open Tuesday – Saturday, 11:00AM – 5:00PM

    Tickets: $10 adult/$8 senior/free for children under 18 and active military personnel (free on the first Saturday of each month as well as Saturday, January 12th for Winterskol)

     

    bayer & bauhaus: how design shaped aspen
    February 13

    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953

    Location: Doerr-Hosier Center Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger as you learn about the beginnings of modern Aspen, and of the Aspen Institute by touring this Bauhaus-inspired campus designed by Herbert Bayer.  The tour features the recent exhibition of Herbert Bayer works on view in the Resnick Gallery of the Doerr-Hosier building, Mountains and Convolutions: 1944-1953, curated by Bernard Jazzar. Tours are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

    Image Credit: Daniel Bayer
    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953
    March 13

    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953

    Location: Doerr-Hosier Center Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger as you learn about the beginnings of modern Aspen, and of the Aspen Institute by touring this Bauhaus-inspired campus designed by Herbert Bayer.  The tour features the recent exhibition of Herbert Bayer works on view in the Resnick Gallery of the Doerr-Hosier building, Mountains and Convolutions: 1944-1953, curated by Bernard Jazzar. Tours are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

    Image Credit: Daniel Bayer
    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953
    April 10

    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953

    Location: Doerr-Hosier Center Times: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

    Join Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger as you learn about the beginnings of modern Aspen, and of the Aspen Institute by touring this Bauhaus-inspired campus designed by Herbert Bayer.  The tour features the recent exhibition of Herbert Bayer works on view in the Resnick Gallery of the Doerr-Hosier building, Mountains and Convolutions: 1944-1953, curated by Bernard Jazzar. Tours are free and open to the public, no RSVP necessary.

    Image Credit: Daniel Bayer
    Art & Walking Tours: Herbert Bayer Mountains & Convolutions, 1944-1953
    May 7

    Bauhaus Evening: A Conversation with Richard Carter and Lissa Ballinger

    Aspen Art Museum

    Location: Aspen Art Museum Times: 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Join Bauhaus 100: Aspen program manager and Aspen Institute Art Curator Lissa Ballinger for a conversation with Richard Carter. Carter is one of the founding members of the Aspen Center for the Visual Arts, the institution that came to be known as the Aspen Art Museum. Their conversation will share memories of Carter’s experience working with Bauhaus legend Herbert Bayer from 1972–78, and the legacy that this experience had on Carter’s artistic practice.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Image Credit: Michael Moran

    Bauhaus Evening: A Conversation with Richard Carter and Lissa Ballinger
    June 5 until Jul 18, 2019

    Great Ideas of Bauhaus: Print Exhibition

    Red Brick Center for the Arts

    Location: Red Brick Center for the Arts Times: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Red Brick Center for the Arts is excited to join the Roaring Fork Valley in the international celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus.

    In 2019, numerous local organizations will collaborate on events to commemorate this modernist art school, honor its impact on Aspen and reignite the creative power that began a century ago

    The Red Brick Center for the Arts will feature an exhibition of posters made by artists working in the printmaking medium. The format of the exhibit will take its inspiration from the Great Ideas of Western Man, an advertising campaign for Walter Paepcke’s Container Corporation, in which artists created an ad representing a quote from famous literary works.

    To reexamine the idea of the Bauhaus in a format that pays tribute to Paepcke’s vision, the Red Brick Center for the Arts will invite artists to select a quote that exemplifies Bauhaus theories and beliefs and create a visual representation of the ideas.

    Opening reception with the artists, Wednesday, June 5, 5-7pm.

    Great Ideas of Bauhaus: Print Exhibition
    June 5

    Great Ideas of Bauhaus: Print Exhibition Opening Reception

    Red Brick Center for the Arts

    Location: Red Brick Center for the Arts Times: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    Red Brick Center for the Arts is excited to join the Roaring Fork Valley in the international celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Bauhaus.

    In 2019, numerous local organizations will collaborate on events to commemorate this modernist art school, honor its impact on Aspen and reignite the creative power that began a century ago

    The Red Brick Center for the Arts will feature an exhibition of posters made by artists working in the printmaking medium. The format of the exhibit will take its inspiration from the Great Ideas of Western Man, an advertising campaign for Walter Paepcke’s Container Corporation, in which artists created an ad representing a quote from famous literary works.

    To reexamine the idea of the Bauhaus in a format that pays tribute to Paepcke’s vision, the Red Brick Center for the Arts will invite artists to select a quote that exemplifies Bauhaus theories and beliefs and create a visual representation of the ideas.

    Opening reception with the artists, Wednesday, June 5, 5-7pm.

    Great Ideas of Bauhaus: Print Exhibition Opening Reception
    July 17

    Architecture Lecture: Heike Hanada

    Aspen Art Museum

    Location: Aspen Art Museum Times: 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

    Heike Hanada is a German architect who teaches at the Bauhaus University in Weimar and runs an architectural studio in Berlin. Her significant projects include the German Pavilion at the fourteenth International Architecture Exhibition at the Venice Biennale, an extension to the Stockholm Public Library, and the new Bauhaus Museum in Weimar.

    This event is free and open to the public.

    Photo Credit: Ulrike Schamoni

    Architecture Lecture: Heike Hanada