11.10.–10.02.2020
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111/99 Questioning the Modernist Design Vocabulary. DECORATION QUA TRESPASS?

Werkbundarchiv/Museum der Dinge
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Elektrischer Wasserkessel Entwurf: Peter Behrens, 1909 Hersteller: AEG Sammlung Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge Foto: Armin Herrmann

Elektrischer Wasserkessel Entwurf: Peter Behrens, 1909 Hersteller: AEG Sammlung Werkbundarchiv – Museum der Dinge Foto: Armin Herrmann

The project “decoration qua trespass?” explores modernism’s contradictory position toward décor in the 1920s and 1930s.The exhibition considers the propagation for a removal of all ornamentation and confronts it with an explosion of patterns and colors in over 300 airbrushed ceramics.  

Werkbundarchiv/Museum der Dinge
Oranienstraße 25
10999 Berlin-Kreuzberg
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