Artist Meeting is a nascent collaborative arts group, composed of new media
And socially-based artists, curators, and critics. Our work involves a
long-term experiment to re-structure creative production through an
artist-centered funding and valuating mechanism, which we are currently
The Gamble House
The Gamble House in Pasadena, California, is an outstanding example of American Arts and Crafts style architecture. The house and furnishings were designed by Charles and Henry Greene in 1908 for David and Mary Gamble of the Procter and Gamble Company.
Photography at the Bauhaus
Founded by the architect Walter Gropius (1883–1969) in 1919, the Bauhaus was a utopian haven for avant-garde artists during the period of radical change and tenuous peace in Germany after World War I. A war veteran, Gropius found his battered country badly in need of rejuvenation and believed that the collective of Bauhaus artists could play an important role in that process. Based on the concept of the medieval cooperative of artists and craftsmen combining their talents to build the great Gothic cathedrals, the progressive school of art and design sought to bring together the fine and applied arts, human ingenuity, and modern technology in order to help construct a new rational, egalitarian, and ordered society.
read more at this excellent overview from the MET as well as related articles on photography from the same period