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Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain: Exhibition

7 March 2019 - 30 March 2019

Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britiain

The Aram Gallery, London

Built in 1934, the Isokon building in Hampstead, London was England’s first modernist apartment building. Clients Jack and Molly Pritchard commissioned architect Wells Coates to design the building and explore the concept of minimal living. During the mid-1930s and 1940s the flats and bar became a hub for creatives, including Bauhaus professors Walter Gropius, Marcel Breuer and László Moholy-Nagy. The three produced furniture, architecture and graphic art for Jack Pritchard’s Isokon design company.

The exhibition accompanies the launch of the book, Isokon and the Bauhaus in Britain (Batsford) by Leyla Daybelge and Magnus Englund. It tells the extraordinary story of Isokon, and how its network of residents helped shape modern Britain.

Multiple events will take place during Spring 2019 to mark the book’s release.


See also: Edith Tudor-Hart, the Bauhaus and Isokon and our Modernist and Hampstead Walks



Gallery opening times: Mon–Sat 10.00–18.00, Thurs 10.00–19.00


7 March 2019
30 March 2019
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The Aram Gallery
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London, WC2B 5SG United Kingdom
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