Variation 12 1938. Max Bill was a Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, industrial designer and graphic designer. After an apprenticeship as a silversmith during 1924-1927, Bill took up studies at the Bauhaus in Dessau under many teachers including Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee and Oskar Schlemmer from 1927 to 1929.
Klari Reis will be creating art within the confines of plexiglass petri dishes for a project called The Daily Dish, which is a continuation of a project she completed back in 2009. Klari uses layers of reflective epoxy polymer to create colorful and abstract paintings that look like living microorganisms.
This week in Art Speak, we look at one of the most influential movements of the 20th century. It sought to unite art, design and industry, provide a universal aesthetic, and give good design to everyone: Bauhaus.