Edited by Walter Gropius, László Moholy-Nagy (original series), Lars Müller (English edition) in collaboration with Bauhaus-Archiv/Museum für Gestaltung, Berlin
Design: László Moholy-Nagy (original German edition)
The French painter and writer Albert Gleizes is considered an important representative of Cubism and described himself as the founder of this art movement. Although he was never an official member of the Bauhaus, Gleizes nevertheless dedicated his influential essay on Cubism to the art school. In 1928, the editors László Moholy-Nagy and Walter Gropius included this essay as volume 13 in the Bauhaus book series. In addition to his own works, Albert Gleizes also shows artworks by Georges Braque, Robert Delaunay, Fernand Léger, and Pablo Picasso as reference examples and places the Bauhaus and its book series in an international context that impressively captures the interaction of the numerous art movements of the time.
2021, Lars Müller Publishers
104 pp., 47 ills., reprint, hardback
Sensing the Future
Sensing the Future: Moholy-Nagy, Media and the Arts considers the impact of technology by exploring ways it was addressed in the practice of the Hungarian polymath artist László Moholy-Nagy, a prominent professor at the Bauhaus and a key figure in the history of Modernism.
New Design – Neoplasticism, Nieuwe Beelding
Although Piet Mondrian was not an active member of the Bauhaus, his name is often mentioned in connection with the art school. Mondrian, cofounder of the De Stijl movement in the Netherlands, called for a strict reduction of visual language to orthogonal composition and primary colors, which met with great approval in Bauhaus circles.