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Description of the Collection Materials collected by Mary Jane King related to her academic tenure as a student at the Institute of Design, circa 1948. Includes a small amount of correspondence from the school, artwork from Norman Laliberte, and three paperback books.It also includes typed and handwritten class notes on abstract art and lectures by R. Buckminster Fuller, ca. 1948 (2 pages). A file of miscellaneous materials related to architecture, mostly newsclippings. Also included with this...
Description of the Collection Single issues of two (unrelated) serial publications with articles related to László Moholy-Nagy and the Institute of Design as follows: Printing Art Quarterly and 1937 Exhibition of Design in Printing, Vol. 67, No. 2, 1937, Dartnell Publications, Inc. (Chicago). With articles "A New Instrument of Vision" by Moholy-Nagy, "Moholy-Nagy and the New Bauhaus" by William A. Kittredge, and a facsimile reproduction of the Catalog of the American School of Design. American Architect and Architecture,...
Description of the Collection Two portrait photographs (black and white; 6 x6" images on 8 x 10" stock) of Laszlo; Moholy-Nagy taken for the cover of Time magazine Feb. 14, 1946 by Vorhies Fisher. Reprinted from the original negatives in 1999. Both show the subject seated with images of his artworks mounted behind him: one with his oil on canvas painting "Nuclear II" and reading a catalogue titled "Gropius"; the other with a hanging sculpture and prints. The images were taken at the Institute of Design location at 632 N....
Description of the Collection Copies of three academic journal articles on Laszlo Moholy-Nagy by Oliver Botar: 1) Hungarian Studies Review, Vol. XV, No. 1 (Spring 1988) which contains several articles on Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. 2) "Laszlo Moholy-Nagy's New Vision and the Aetheticisation of Scientific Photography in Weimar Germany," by Oliver A. I. Botar, in Science in Context, Vol. 17, No. 4 (2004). 3) Journal of the Society of Architectural...
Description of the Collection A manuscript by Oscar A. Turner entitled "A Prelude to an Unknown Designer in Industry: A Missing Chapter of Industrial Design of Industrial Art, the New Fine Art Profession of Industry Unveiled" and correspondence related to it.The manuscript is an oversize (13x18") handwritten 33-page document, in which Turner campaigns for the use of the word "fabritecture" to replace the term "industrial design." The first 31 pages are dated 1956, and...
Description of the Collection
Photographs (black and white reprints except as noted) of the School of Design summer session in Somonauk, Illinois in 1942. All images by William Kessler.