Throughout his career Moholy-Nagy produced brilliant works inpainting, film, photography, sculpture, set design andtypography. A leading proponent of the Bauhaus School, hestrove to apply artistic principles to every aspect of daily life.This companion volume to a retrospective features 170 worksfrom all phases of Moholy-NagyA¼s career. Essays on his involvementwith the Bauhaus School; his late paintings; his photographs, photograms, and photosculptures; and his accomplishments inthe field of graphic art are complemented by numerous colorillustrations. The book also documents the reconstruction of anever completed work, The Room of Today, which incorporatesthe most important themes Moholy-Nagy brought to his art.Readers viewing his work for the first time, along with thosealready possessing a deep appreciation for his art, willcelebrate this long-overdue volume.... it had been displayed previously ILL 7, here-as in Parisa the Light Prop is placed within a box measuring 120 x 120 centimeters, which contained a large circular opening. ... the rotating object in accordance with a circuit diagram, as was common in the lighted advertisements of the 1920s. ... The tour through the museum appears like an educational trail through the history of art, at the end of whichanbsp;...
|Title||:||László Moholy-Nagy retrospective|
|Author||:||László Moholy-Nagy, Ingrid Pfeiffer, Max Hollein, Schirn Kunsthalle Frankfurt|
|Publisher||:||Prestel Pub - 2009-12-30|