Form and color study, Joost Schmidt, ca. 1929–1930. Watercolor over graphite on paper. Joost Schmidt Papers. The Getty Research Institute, 860972

Exhibition Tour: Bauhaus Beginnings


Tuesdays, Thursdays, through October 10, at 2 pm

Research Institute Galleries I and II

Free | No ticket required

This one-hour gallery tour investigates the Bauhaus school's early commitment to spiritual expression, its innovative first-year curriculum, and its use of diverse media to introduce the work of students and masters to international audiences. Drawing on the Getty Research Institute's extensive collection of Bauhaus material, this exhibition offers a colorful and surprising reexamination of the founding principles of the landmark institution. Meet in the Research Institute lobby.

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