Modern Dance

DADA.art
2 min readAug 20, 2015

Oskar Schlemmer created this modern ballet in 1922. According to Wikipedia, it was the most widely performed avant-garde artistic dance and it helped to spread the ethos of the Bauhaus, to which Schlemmer belonged from 1921 to 1929. These people were ahead of their time.

Years later, it was an inspiration for one of David Bowie’s exuberant costumes. Modernity never goes out of style.

Here is a contemporary interpretation of the original ballet:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87jErmplUpA

Somehow, it reminds us of Devo:

What would we do without modern visionaries like Oskar Schlemmer and Bauhaus?

Originally published at blog.dada.nyc.

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