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View Resource The Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design

Arguably one of the most influential schools of design in the 20th century, the Bauhaus movement began in 1919 with its dramatic manifesto penned by Walter Gropius, who stated, "The ultimate aim of all creative activity is a building!" Keeping the legacy of this powerful ideology alive is the Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, founded in 1960, and housed in a building designed by Walter Gropius in...

https://www.bauhaus.de/en/
View Resource The Wagner Library

For many lovers of opera, there are composers who have written opera, and there is Richard Wagner. During his lifetime, Wagner wrote and staged some of the most detailed and densely-structured operas of the 19th century, including Gotterdammerung, Die Walkure, Das Rheingold, and Tristan und Isolde. Edited and designed by Patrick Swinkels, this Web site represents what is perhaps the most ambitious...

http://users.belgacom.net/wagnerlibrary/
View Resource Artists of Brucke: Themes in German Expressionist Prints

The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) presents Artists of Brucke, its first Web-only exhibition, showcasing over 120 German Expressionist prints created by Erich Heckel and Ernst Ludwig Kirchner (founders of the Brucke movement), Otto Mueller, Emil Nolde, Max Pechstein, and Karl Schmidt-Rottluff. The site discusses the Brucke movement and its artists' beliefs, explores eight themes in Expressionist Art...

https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2002/brucke/