August 9 – September 29, 2013Exhibition Opening: Friday, August 9, 6 – 9 p.m.Opening reception: August 9, 2013, 6~9 pmThe exhibit showcases art and design by students of Moholy-Nagy’s schools from 1937-1955: the New Bauhaus, School of Design in Chicago and Institute of Design – with special emphasis on the Foundation Course exercises. In addition, life work of both teachers and students is shown, from 1937 to the present.
T. Paul Young
Harold Cohen furniture & artwork
light fixture from Chicago
Institute of Design
The Third CoastMoholy Nagy, Gwedolyn Brooks, Mayor Daley, Mies van der Rohe, Saul Bellows, Frank Lloyd Wright, Hugh Hefner, Studs Terkel, Walter Paepcke, Muddy Waters, Walter Gropius, Ray Kroc, Nelson Algren, and a number of Chicago artists and leaders are featured in Thomas Dyja’ new book, Third Coast: When Chicago Built the American Dream. Extensive coverage is given to Moholy’s Institute of Design (often called the American Bauhaus). This is an excellent companion book to Al Gowan’s Shared Vision.