All Back to Bauhaus ; as the Work of Josef Albers and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Goes on Show at Tate Modern, Tom Lubbock Applauds the Weimar Gang's Fusion of Art and Technology
Lubbock, Tom, The Independent (London, England)
Unfulfilled dreams don't go away, and the dreams of art are especially persistent, because art is always bringing up its past, even when it doesn't know what to do with it. Political systems that are founded on a revolution tend to commemorate the event, once a year, with speeches, gymnastic displays, a military parade. It can be an awkward occasion. It may only remind people of how far things have strayed from the original ideals being honoured.
It's not so different with art. In some ways, it' s more awkward. Art is continually looking back upon its forebears, and trying to celebrate them. But those forebears, quite recent ones, too, can turn out to have ideas and …
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Publication information: Article title: All Back to Bauhaus ; as the Work of Josef Albers and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Goes on Show at Tate Modern, Tom Lubbock Applauds the Weimar Gang's Fusion of Art and Technology. Contributors: Lubbock, Tom - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: March 13, 2006. Page number: 46. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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