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PRINT March 1970

The Bauhaus Show in Toronto

FEW PUBLIC ART EXHIBITIONS HAVE offered as varied a bill of fare to as widely dispersed an audience as has the 50 Years Bauhaus jubilaeum.1 Organized and first seen in Stuttgart, West Germany, it then traveled to the capital cities of England, the Netherlands and France, proceeded next to North America for stops at Chicago, Toronto and (the present spring) Pasadena, and will also visit Tokyo and who knows where else before the marathon ends. By including more than 1500 items and through sponsorship by the Federal Republic of Germany, this omnibus exhibition has attracted much publicity and public interest. Indeed, it has been sold to the public as a one-session course in why the modern home and city look the way they do; thus, the casual visitor may be excused for anticipating the spectacle of a trade fair as much as the more placid atmosphere of an art exhibition. Due to its principle of

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