Bauhaus Centenary: 100 Years of Rethinking the World
“We were thrilled to have been involved in supporting the Bauhaus Imaginista exhibition that opened recently in Berlin featuring images from the Sassoon archive. Edward, Susie and I were asked to collaborate with the curators of the Bauhaus Imaginista exhibition to discuss the many parallels between the Bauhaus approach to design and the Sassoon training philosophy. As researcher Mariana Meneses put it, ‘Sassoon training relies on solid craftmanship as the basis for creativity.’ A true testament to the Sassoon Methodology.”
Mark Hayes, International Creative Director
"Sassoon’s reception of the Bauhaus needs to be regarded as a productive process. On the one hand, he was inspired by the aesthetic admiration for a specific aspect of the Bauhaus tradition. On the other hand, he was seeking answers to the questions that the era posed for the hairdressing craft. As he mentioned, he ‘dreamt (about) hair in geometry; squares, triangles, oblongs and trapezoids’ and understood hair as an organic material in movement that needed to be treated as such."
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