Marking The Centenary Of The Birth Of Laszlo Moholy Nagy , This Book Offers A New Approach To The Bauhaus Artist And Theorist S Multifaceted Life And Work An Approach That Redefines The Very Idea Of Biographical Writing In Laszlo Moholy Nagy, Louis Kaplan Applies The Derridean Deconstructivist Model Of The Signature Effect To An Intellectual Biography Of A Constructivist Artist Inhabiting The Borderline Between Life And Work, The Book Demonstrates How The Signature Inscribed By Moholy Operates In A Double Space, Interweaving Signified Object And Signifying Matter, Autobiography And Auto Graphy Through Interpretative Readings Of Over Twenty Key Artistic And Photographic Works, Kaplan Graphically Illustrates Moholy S Signature Effect In Action He Shows How This Effect Plays Itself Out In The Complex Of Relations Between Artistic Originality And Plagiarism, Between Authorial Identity And Anonymity, As Well As In The Problematic Status Of The Work Of Art In The Age Of Technical Reproduction In This Way, The Book Reveals How Moholy S Artistic Practice Anticipates Many Of The Issues Of Postmodernist Debate And Thus Has Particular Relevance Today Consequently, Kaplan Clarifies The Relationship Between Avant Garde Constructivism And Contemporary DeconstructionThis New And Innovative Configuration Of Biography Catalyzed By The Life Writing Of Moholy Nagy Will Be Of Critical Interest To Artists And Writers, Literary Theorists, And Art Historians
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Biographical Writings book, this is one of the most wanted Louis Kaplan author readers around the world.
- 248 pages
- Laszlo Moholy-Nagy: Biographical Writings
- Louis Kaplan
- 25 July 2019 Louis Kaplan