Published: 29 October 2023

Reconstruction of a ceiling lamp by Bauhaus master Adolf Meyer

On the occasion of the first Bauhaus exhibition in 1923, not only were numerous murals designed and executed in the Bauhaus buildings, but at the same time various living spaces were furnished with specially designed objects. In this context, a unique art work was created in the private apartment of Bauhaus master Adolf Meyer — a holistic interior design that also included the design of a particular ceiling light. As part of an interdisciplinary project, this ceiling light was reconstructed and made accessible to a wider public for the first time at the symposium "Hidden Bauhaus — The Rediscovered Wall Paintings in the Living Room of the Bauhaus Master Adolf Meyer in Weimar".

Credits: Adolf Meyer Ceiling Lamp Reconstruction, Chair of History and Theory of Design and International Heritage-Zentrum (IHZ) at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, 2023.

Team: Prof. Dr. Jan Willmann, Michael Braun (Project Lead), Jens Höland (Head of Metal Workshop, Faculty of Art and Design), Andreas Riese (Head of Wood Workshop, Faculty of Art and Design)

Selected experts: Dipl. Restaurator Ludwig Volkmann (Atelier Coreon), Jörg Dietrich (Hartung & Ludwig, Architektur- und Planungsgesellschaft mbH)

Support: Bauhaus.Weimar.Moderne Die Kunstfreunde e. V.

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