Book Review

Fiona Mc Carthy’s Gropius:The Man Who Built the Bauhaus has appeared in The New Yorker. Click here to read.

Photo: Jason Fulford for the New Yorker

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100 years of Bauhaus: The short-lived school that changed design forever

Curbed spoke with 11 of today’s design leaders to assess its impact in an article 

by Jenny Xie and Diana Budds, link here.

Photo: Katherine Mierzwa

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20th Century Design

Skinner Auction
63 Park Plaza, Boston
June 20, 2019 -10 am

Preview Times
June 18, 12PM – 5PM
June 19, 12PM – 7PM

For more information: 508.970.3253 and This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Modern Architecture Walking Tour of Cambridge: Harvard

Saturday, May 11, 9:00 am - noon

Meet at Harvard GSD main entrance, 48 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA

Join Historic New England on a walking tour of distinctive Modern structures on the Harvard campus as well as “Architects’ Walk” on Brattle Street. Explore Modern Movement buildings from 1947 to 1973 designed by Walter Gropius, Le Corbusier, Josep Luis Sert, and others.

Advance tickets required. Please call 781-259-8098 for more information.
General Admission: $30, Member Adult $25

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Modern Architecture Walking Tour of Cambridge: MIT

Sunday, May 12, 9:00 a.m. - noon

Meet at 77 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA

Join Historic New England for a walking tour of distinctive Modern structures on the MIT campus, including the Eero Saarinen chapel. Explore Modern Movement buildings from 1947 to 1976 by Alvar Aalto, I.M. Pei, Carl Koch, and others.

Advance tickets required. Please call 781-259-8098 for more information.
General Admission: $30, Member Adult $25

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Small But Perfect Things - The Style and Accessory Collection of Ise Gropius

Friday, June 14, 7:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Gropius House, 68 Baker Bridge Road, Lincoln, Mass.

Discover the stylistic trendsetting of Mrs. Ise Gropius, also known as Mrs. Bauhaus, during this special evening talk and tour focusing on her inimitable personal and evolving style.

Historic New England Curator Laura Johnson shows you Mrs. Gropius’s collection of unique designs using intriguing Modern materials. See original examples of hats and jewelry on view. Light refreshments provided.

Advance tickets required. Please call 781-259-8098 for more information.

General Admission: $45, Members $35

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