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La Fábrica

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Clth, 8.75 x 10.75 in. / 256 pgs / illustrated throughout.

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Catalog: FALL 2010 p. 28   

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ISBN 9788492841349 TRADE
List Price: $55.00 CDN $72.50

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PHotoEspańa 2010, 06/09/10-07/25/10

Berlin
Martin Gropius Bau, 11/10-01/11

The Hague, Netherlands
Gemeentemuseum, 02/11-04/11

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László Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light

Edited by Hattula Moholy-Nagy. Text by Oliva María Rubio, Vicenzo Vitiello, Hubertus von Amenluxen, Hattula Moholy-Nagy, Frans Peterse, Oliver A.I. Botar, Jeanpaul Goergen.

László Moholy-Nagy: The Art of LightAn artist and thinker of astounding energy and ability, László Moholy-Nagy was a true world citizen of the early twentieth century, an ambassador-at-large for Constructivism, Suprematism, Dada and the Bauhaus. He brought the same Constructivist optimism to every medium he tackled, from plexiglass and light sculpture to typography to his photographic experiments in color to his Suprematist canvases, his influential pedagogy at the Bauhaus and at the Institute of Design in Chicago. Moholy-Nagy's concept of the arts as a totality, his pedagogy and his confidence in the new industrial culture that would level distinctions between art and craft led him into all fields of creative production. The ultimate modernist Renaissance man, Moholy-Nagy was prolific in so many realms that his detractors inevitably charged him with dilettantism. This accusation ignores his very real innovations in photography--for example his photograms--and light sculpture, as well as the fact that the artist's aims possessed a conceptual unity in their common aspiration to make an "art of light." László Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light presents Moholy-Nagy's work in all of its glorious unity and diversity. Including more than 200 works, from painting, photography (black and white and color) and photograms to collages, films and graphic design, it emphasizes his greatest years of productivity, from 1922 to the end of his life. The Art of Light is the new definitive volume on this hero of modernism.
László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) was born in Hungary, and moved to Berlin in 1920, where he taught at the Bauhaus for five years. After a spell in the U.K., he moved to America, founding the School of Design in Chicago, which became the Illinois Institute of Technology, in 1939. He died in 1946.

Featured image is a photograph by László Moholy-Nagy from his monograph The Art of Light, published by La Fábrica.

László Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light

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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

OLIVA MARíA RUBIO | DATE 10/7/2010

Curator Olivia Maria Rubio Introduces Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: The Art of Light

By Olivia Maria Rubio.
László Moholy–Nagy is one of the greatest personalities of modernity. His aspirations to reach the ideal of the "total artist" make him a fundamental, indispensable figure during the first half of the 20th Century.
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