Moholy-Nagy: Mentor to Modernism
Lloyd C. Engelbrecht
Softcover book, two volumes with DVD
Published by the Flying Trapeze Press in 2009
The book’s accompanying DVD contains all of the 543 black-and-white and color illustrations referred to in the text (including the in-text line drawings illustrated in the pages on paper), the full text of the book in Adobe Reader format with links to all of the 543 illustrations, the one-hundred-and-five-page illustrated bibliography of works cited, and sound recordings of Moholy speaking in Hungarian and English.
The following short film clips are also included: one clip documenting Otto Klemperor speaking of Moholy’s work for the Kroll Opera in Berlin; one clip showing moving images of Moholy’s friend, Ellen Frank; and one clip showing moving images of Moholy himself.
Also included is a sound clip of the Barcarolle from Jacques Offenbach’s opera The Tales of Hoffmann. This is the historical recording with the closest ties to the Barcarolle in Moholy’s 1929 Berlin production of The Tales of Hoffmannat the Kroll Opera.
This is a new unread copy from the publisher.