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Moholy-Nagy was especially known in the UK as a photographer, his photos having previously been published in the Architectural Review. Although brief, Moholy-Nagy's English period represented the peak of his photographic activity. In Britain, he also worked as a graphic designer on books, advertisements and on London Transport posters.
Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Post navigation. Bauhaus photography. Posted by Ross Wolfe. 1. On the present state of photography Walter Peterhans Red 5, special issue on the Bauhaus (1930). The transformation that is taking place before our eyes in photographic methods and their effects is critical.
Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World is curated by Tate Curator, Achim Borchardt-Hume. It is accompanied by an illustrated catalogue which contains essays by Hal Foster, Achim Borchardt-Hume, Nicholas Fox Weber, Hattula Moholy-Nagy, Terence A Senter and Michael White.
Moholy-Nagy: Photographs and Photograms. Author: HAUS, Andreas, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy Title: Moholy-Nagy: Photographs and Photograms Publication: New York: Pantheon Books, 1980 Description: First edition.Hardcover. First printing. A monograph that focuses on the photographs and photograms of this imporant and highly influential artist, photographer and teacher.
Throughout his career Moholy-Nagy produced brilliant works in painting, film, photography, sculpture, set design and typography. A leading proponent of the Bauhaus School, he strove to apply artistic principles to every aspect of daily life. This companion volume to a retrospective features 170 works fromall phases ofMoholy-Nagy’s career.
Essays by leading scholars follow the artists’ separate paths through to their emigration to the United States, where each continued to push tirelessly the conventions of artistic practice—Albers at Black Mountain College in North Carolina and then at Yale University, and Moholy-Nagy in Chicago at the New Bauhaus School and the Institute of Design.
This beautifully illustrated book highlights the contrasts and correspondences in the lives and work of two of Modernism’s greatest innovators, Josef Albers (1888-1976) and L szl Moholy-Nagy (1895-1947). Beginning in the 1930s, Albers and Moholy-Nagy each developed a rigorously abstract language that condensed art to its visual fundamentals: line, color, texture, light, and form.