Adolf Behne (13 July 1885 – 22 August 1948) was a critic, art historian, architectural writer, and artistic activist. He was one of the leaders of the Avant Garde in the Weimar Republic. Behne was born in Magdeburg and studied architecture briefly, then the history of art in Berlin. He joined the Deutscher Werkbund and was a guiding light of the Arbeitsrat für Kunst in 1918. In a 1913 critique of Bruno Taut, Behne helped coin the term "Expressionist architecture", and soon became one of the leading promoters of expressionism. He was close to the members of the Magdeburg artist collective 'The ball' and demanded the creation of a new closeness between art and architecture. He was influenced by the writings of Jakob von Uexküll. He taught at the University of Berlin until 1933. Between 1945

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  • Adolf Behne (* 13. Juli 1885 in Magdeburg; † 22. August 1948 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Architekt, Architekturpublizist und Wissenschaftler. Er gehörte in der Weimarer Republik zu den Wortführern der Avantgarde. (de)
  • Adolf Behne (13 juillet 1885 - 22 août 1948) fut un architecte, critique et théoricien en architecture et en art. Il fut l'une des figures importantes de l'avant-garde lors de la république de Weimar. (fr)
  • Adolf Behne (13 July 1885 – 22 August 1948) was a critic, art historian, architectural writer, and artistic activist. He was one of the leaders of the Avant Garde in the Weimar Republic. Behne was born in Magdeburg and studied architecture briefly, then the history of art in Berlin. He joined the Deutscher Werkbund and was a guiding light of the Arbeitsrat für Kunst in 1918. In a 1913 critique of Bruno Taut, Behne helped coin the term "Expressionist architecture", and soon became one of the leading promoters of expressionism. He was close to the members of the Magdeburg artist collective 'The ball' and demanded the creation of a new closeness between art and architecture. He was influenced by the writings of Jakob von Uexküll. He taught at the University of Berlin until 1933. Between 1945 and 1948 he was a professor at the National University for Fine Arts, (Staatlichen Hochschule für Bildende Kunst Berlin) and belonged to the architect group Der Ring. As an architect he rarely had his projects executed. However, between 1932 and 1936 he built the reception building of the main station in Düsseldorf. He died in Berlin. His hometown of Magdeburg named a street after him (Behneweg). (en)
  • Adolf Behne (Magdeburg, 13 de julho de 1885 – Berlim, 22 de agosto de 1948) foi um historiador de arte, critíco e teórico da arquitetura e activista artístico. Foi um dos líderes da Vanguarda na República de Weimar. Behne estudou arquitetura por um breve período, tendo depois optado por História da arte em Berlim. Juntou-se à Deutscher Werkbund (Federação Alemã do Trabalho) e tornou-se uma figura proeminente do Arbeitsrat für Kunst ("Conselho dos trabalhadores para a arte"). Logo tornar-se-ia um dos pioneiros na divulação do expressionismo. Foi próximo dos membros do colectivo artístico de Magdeburg The ball e defendia a criação de uma nova aproximação entre a arte e a arquitetura. Foi influenciado pela obra de Jakob von Uexküll. Lecionou na Universidade de Berlim até 1933. Entre 1945 e 1948 foi professor na Staatlichen Hochschule für Bildende Kunst Berlin e pertenceu ao grupo de arquitetura Der Ring. Como arquiteto, raramente viu os seus projectos avançarem para a fase de execução. Umas das suas poucas obras construídas é a recepção da estação central de Düsseldorf. (pt)
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  • 1885-7-13
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  • 1948-8-22
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  • Adolf Behne (* 13. Juli 1885 in Magdeburg; † 22. August 1948 in Berlin) war ein deutscher Architekt, Architekturpublizist und Wissenschaftler. Er gehörte in der Weimarer Republik zu den Wortführern der Avantgarde. (de)
  • Adolf Behne (13 juillet 1885 - 22 août 1948) fut un architecte, critique et théoricien en architecture et en art. Il fut l'une des figures importantes de l'avant-garde lors de la république de Weimar. (fr)
  • Adolf Behne (13 July 1885 – 22 August 1948) was a critic, art historian, architectural writer, and artistic activist. He was one of the leaders of the Avant Garde in the Weimar Republic. Behne was born in Magdeburg and studied architecture briefly, then the history of art in Berlin. He joined the Deutscher Werkbund and was a guiding light of the Arbeitsrat für Kunst in 1918. In a 1913 critique of Bruno Taut, Behne helped coin the term "Expressionist architecture", and soon became one of the leading promoters of expressionism. He was close to the members of the Magdeburg artist collective 'The ball' and demanded the creation of a new closeness between art and architecture. He was influenced by the writings of Jakob von Uexküll. He taught at the University of Berlin until 1933. Between 1945 (en)
  • Adolf Behne (Magdeburg, 13 de julho de 1885 – Berlim, 22 de agosto de 1948) foi um historiador de arte, critíco e teórico da arquitetura e activista artístico. Foi um dos líderes da Vanguarda na República de Weimar. Como arquiteto, raramente viu os seus projectos avançarem para a fase de execução. Umas das suas poucas obras construídas é a recepção da estação central de Düsseldorf. (pt)
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