The color white symbolizes the new beginning. The Bauhäusler put their new white boxes in the gray world. These should shine far beyond: timeless and always up to date. Over time, the color white moved from outside to inside and became the dominant color in the exhibition space, in the "white cube".
The German artist Thomas Rentmeister, his Japanese-American colleague Rakuko Naito and the French artist Michel Verjux interact with the Mies van der Rohe Haus; they deal with the materiality and immateriality of the color white.