Study Day: Bauhaus & Beyond, Britain to North Africa, Jan 18th, William Morris Gallery
- Artformcombined arts, museums, visual arts
Roisin Inglesby, co-curator of the exhibition 'Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus', introduces this full study day enabling a more in-depth exploration of the Bauhaus movement. This shifts the focus from William Morris to the Bauhaus legacy after the Second World War in the UK and North Africa. Other speakers include:
Magnus England, co-author of the book: 'Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain' which explores the extraordinary story of Isokon, a ground-breaking Modernist building in London, and how its residents helped shape Modern Britain.
Morad Montazami, director of Zamân Books & Curating, and curator of the touring exhibition 'New Waves: Melehi and Casablanca Art School', (2019-20), the first dedicated to the Moroccan artist Mohamed Melehi (b. 1936). Morad will discuss a range of rarely seen artworks from his research.
Nicholas Pankhurst, Bauhaus Artist in Residence at the William Morris Gallery will be talking about his new artwork in light of inspiration from the Bauhaus.
A talk on Danad Design on display at One Hoe Street (1958-62) giving exclusive insights into its newly-rediscovered archive of leading Pop-Art design artists such as Barry Daniels, Tom Adams and Sir Peter Blake.
Tickets include lunch, afternoon refreshments, a private view of the exhibition: 'Pioneers: William Morris and the Bauhaus' and wine reception at the William Morris Gallery attended by speakers.