by (Black Mountain College). (Jalowetz, Johanna). (Sillman, Sewell). Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo
NY: Wittenborn, Schultz, 1947. 1st Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. This is the fourth edition of The New Vision, the first being 1928. Rebound by Johanna Jalowetz circa 1948-49 in rough-weave cream linen with "moholy-nagy" in typeface cut from the missing dustjacket and neatly inset with beveled edges lower left portion front cover. Jalowetz, along with her husband musicologist and conductor Heinrich Jalowetz, were on the faculty of Black Mountain College, Asheville, NC, where she taught voice and book binding. This the ownership copy of artist Sewell Sillman, with his signature at the bottom of the front fly. It was bound especially for him when he was a young student at Black Mountain in the late 40s. Sillman transferred to Yale when Josef Albers, who also taught at Black Mountain, joined the New Haven faculty. Sillman had a dual career as artist and publisher, and, with designer Norman Ives, became publisher for Albers, photographer Walker Evans, among others. (Inventory #: 010826)
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