April 19, 2012, 2:54 am -- /EPR NETWORK/ -- This summer, the Barbican Art Gallery is hosting Bauhaus: Art as Life, an exploration of the famous art school's ethos of combining everyday life with the creation of art. The exhibition will be the biggest Bauhaus exhibition in the UK in over forty years.
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Much like the Barbican today, Bauhaus students were encouraged to gather as a community of artists, eschewing the traditional teacher/student dynamic in favour of a more egalitarian, communal approach.
This exhibition will showcase the very best results of the Bauhaus school, featuring painting, sculpture, film, textile and photography from famous alumni including Walter Gropius, Anni Albers and Paul Klee. The exhibition runs between 3 rd May and 9 th August. Tickets cost £10.
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The Rookery Hotel London, in Peters Lane, is a fine example of an old London hotel, full of open fires and claw foot baths. It's located less than ten minutes from the Barbican, and is offering deluxe double rooms from £120 per night – a 49% discount on the usual rate.
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