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18 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 May 2012

The best of the world's arts, film, music and literature brought to you every day. Presented by Anna McNamee

Today's programme includes: Bauhaus, Music Roundup

Photo: Erich Consemüller
Lis Beyer or Ise Gropius sitting on the B3 club chair by Marcel Breuer and wearing a mask by Oskar Schlemmer and dress fabric by Lis Beyer, c. 1927
Gelatin silver print
Herzogenrath, Berlin
On long-term loan to Klassik Stiftung Weimar, Bestand Museen
Copyright: Estate Erich Consemüller


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  • Delhi Bauhaus

    We visit the Barbican’s Bauhaus exhibition to find out about the philosophy behind the famous school of art and architecture.

  • Music Roundup

    Mark Coles joins Anna to discuss the music that's caught his attention recently

  • Bauhaus: Art as Life Exhibition

    Bauhaus: Art as Life Exhibition

    Iwao Yamawaki
    Bauhaus Building, 1930-32
    Vintage print
    Galerie Berinson, Berlin
    Copyright: Makoto Yamawaki

  • Music Roundup

    Mark Coles joins Anna to discuss the music that's caught his attention recently; Jack White's solo album, music from Malawian mice merchants, wonderful Bulgarian producer Kottarashky and The Beach Boys reunion

    Malawi Mouse Boys
    He is #1
    Independent Records Ltd.
    IRL 065

    Jack White
    XL Recordings
    XLCD 566

    Beach Boys
    That's Why God Made the Radio

    Kottarashky & The Rain Dogs
    Asphalt Tango Records
    ATR 3312

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