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Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From Bauhaus to the New World

YALE UNIVERSITY PRESS, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: Very Good. This marvelously illustrated book highlights the contrasts and correspondences in the lives and work of two of Modernism's greatest pioneers, Josef Albers (1888-1976) and Laszlo Moholy-Nagy (1895-1947). Beginning in the 1930s, they each developed a rigorously abstract language that condensed art to its visual fundamentals: line, color, texture, light, and form - in the service of an emphasis on experimentation, the subversion of traditional boundaries between high and applied art, and a Utopian belief in art as a force for positive change. Chronology, Footnotes, Selected Bibliography, List of Exhibited Works, Credits, index. Color/b&w illus. 190p.