László Moholy-Nagy

Recent articles about László Moholy-Nagy

Banquet of images


For its 50th anniversary, the Arles festival stages a generous array of contemporary and historical exhibitions. Photo Critique by Rick Poynor.

A message for modernity

Issue 92, Summer 2016


In the late 1950s I had tea in London with László Moholy-Nagy’s former secretary, surrounded…

Weimar volumes

Issue 91, Spring 2016


The musical Cabaret gave a popular view of Berlin between the two world wars; the…

A tradition with breaks

Issue 86, Autumn 2013


Stencil typefaces – late arrivals on the typographic scene – are going in new directions and rediscovering their history.

Buy this book

Issue 58, Winter 2005


Jürgen Holstein’s volume of rare Weimar-era jackets and covers is an extraordinary labour of love

Instruments of radical change

Issue 26, Autumn 1997


Rodchenko, Lissitzy and Moholy-Nagy were founding fathers of modern graphic design. Art historians have assured…

Max Bittrof: visual engineer

Issue 9, Summer 1993


Max Bittrof was one of the leading German designers of the 1920s. Unlike many exponents of the New Typography, he was able to apply the aesthetic to a major commercial client

Recent blog posts about László Moholy-Nagy

Tear-off type walls in Berlin

20 May 2013
Design history, Graphic design, Reviews, Typography

The Bauhaus Archive presents a tour of German-language typographic history with ‘On-Type: Texts on Typography’.
They say that an exhibition should never be a book on a wall, but ‘On-Type’…