Moholy-Nagy, László, Hungarian painter and photographer (1895-1946). 7 autograph letters signed ("M-N").

Berlin and others, 1934 and 1935.

Mostly 4to. Altogether 16 pp. With 4 autogr. envelopes and some addenda.


Detailed correspondence (in German) with Frantisek Kalivoda on the publication of a special edition of "Telehor" devoted to Moholy-Nagy, with praise of the recipient's work, ("It's amazing what you manage to achieve"), and of a prospective title ("The title 'thesis -- antithesis -- synthesis' is wonderfully Marxist - or Hegelian"), and declaring that "My one desire is, through telepathy and telesympathy, to make your work easy and pleasant". The papers comprise 3 sketches within text of paintings, and a sketched design for the outer covers of the special edition of "Telehor".

In detail: 1) 12. VIII. [1934]. 2 pp. With autograph envelope.

2) 25. VIII. [1934]. 2 pp. With small coloured sketch, and autogr. envelope.

3) 27. II. 1935. 2 pp.

4) 19. IV. 1935. 2 pp. With small sketch in pencil.

5) 10. VI. 1935. 4 pp. With two small sketches.

6) 9. VIII. 1935. 4 pp. With autogr. envelope.

7) 9. X. 1935. 2 pp. With autogr. envelope.

Addenda: 1) Typescript signed by Moholy-Nagy, an introduction to an exhibition on Dutch fabric production, March 1935, 1p., folio.

2) A typescript article by Kalivoda on the relationship between the artist and the city of Brünn, 1965, in Czech and German (punchholes in margins, folds, browned).

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