The Bauhaus-Archiv holds the world's largest collection of photographs on the history of the Bauhaus, but many of the pictures are hardly known. For the digital bauhaus_break, our colleagues at the Bauhaus-Archiv retrieve hidden treasures from our photo archives that are particulary intriguing to them. What is so magical about the spontaneous photo of a Schlemmer costume? What does a dreamy shot from a window reveal about the artist Marianne Brandt, who is otherwise known for her straightforward metalwork? Why is the word "Dessau" crossed out on Selman Selmanagić's student card?

We are publishing the videos on YouTube and Facebook every last Thursday of the month. For English subtitles, turn on the captions option.

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Our museum and archive at Klingelhöferstrasse are closed due to construction work.