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 on his involvement with the Bauhaus School; his late paintings; his photographs, photograms, and photosculptures; and his accomplishments in the field of graphic art are complemented by numerous color illustrations. The book also documents the reconstruction of a never completed work, The Room of Today, which incorporates the most important themes Moholy-Nagy brought to his art. Readers viewing his work for the first time, along with those already possessing a deep appreciation for his art, will celebrate this long-overdue volume.
Hardcover with jacket, 192 pages, 24,0 x 29,0 cm, 150 color illustrations
$ 65.00* | £ 40.00* (* recommended retail price)
Publishing House: Prestel
Date of publication:
US December 01, 2009
UK October 01, 2009