Farkas Molnár Project for a single-family house, Der rote Würfel (The red cube) 1923

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Molnár’s “Red Cube” dispensed with traditional structural elements and defined architecture as a simple geometric form
to be prefabricated in the same way as an industrial product. Shown at the first exhibition of the Bauhaus School of Art and Design held in 1923 in Weimar, the work embodied the unity of art and industry at the heart of the school’s philosophy.

Gallery label from 2019
Ink and gouache on paper
16 x 23 1/2" (40.6 x 59.7 cm)
Gift of the Peter Norton Family Foundation
Object number
Architecture and Design

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