László Moholy-Nagy. telehor, Internationale Zeitschrift für optische Kultur. 1936

László Moholy-Nagy telehor, Internationale Zeitschrift für optische Kultur 1936

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The photograph by Hungarian-born artist and designer László Moholy-Nagy (1895–1946) featured in this advertisement for a periodical devoted to his work demonstrates his interest in the play of projected light over three-dimensional surfaces, and its influence may be seen in the corporeal focus of Brownjohn's title sequence for Goldfinger. Before moving to Chicago in 1936, Moholy-Nagy famously pursued this fascination at the Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany, through an experimental fusion of type, film, and photography that revolutionized the practice of graphic design in Europe and the United States.

Gallery label from Goldfinger: The Design of an Iconic Film Title, October 5, 2012–March 18, 2013.
Offset lithograph
8 1/4 x 11 5/8" (21 x 29.5 cm)
František Kalivoda
Telehor Verlag, Brno
Jan Tschichold Collection, Gift of Philip Johnson
Object number
© 2020 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn
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