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The Secret History of the Bauhaus

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The Secret History of the Bauhaus

The Bauhaus, the German art school that turns 100 this year, is best known for its minimal unadorned designs that combine clean curves and geometry and for its embrace of the technical and the commercial. (See the Barcelona chair by Mies van der Rohe and Lilly Reich; or the sleep MT8 lamp by William Wagenfeld and Carl Jakob Jucker.) It was the quintessential movement of rational modernism, in direct opposition to Dada and Surrealism, which also happened around the same time, respectively, in Switzerland and in France. But beneath its utilization and rigorous veneer, the Bauhaus was a fertile ground...


Kelly Clarkson And Cyndi Lauper Sang ‘True Colors’ Together And It Was Amazing

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Kelly Clarkson And Cyndi Lauper Sang ‘True Colors’ Together And It Was Amazing

Last month, we announced that Kelly Clarkson was getting her own daytime talk show. The hour-long program — filled with celebrity guests, powerhouse musical performances and plenty of chit-chat — just seemed like the next natural step for someone as genuine and engaging as Clarkson. Since “The Kelly Clarkson Show” has kicked off, viewers have been graced with some fantastic performances. But for those of us who know that the ’80s was the best decade ever for music, the Oct. 18 episode of the TV talk show provided us with a special treat. That day, Clarkson’s special guest was the...