HAFA Hatschek and Farkas photography, optics, radio

Hungarian title:

Hatschek és Farkas fotó, optika, rádió

Size:

Book (cca. 16 x 23 cm)

Year:

1933

Condition:

Fine, some wear, small chips and creasing.

Material:

Paper, print.

Price: $600

Description:

The cover of the ephemera was designed by Sándor Bortnyik. Sándor Bortnysik was one of the most important graphic designers and painters of the 20th century. He introduced - alongside Róbert Berény and Lajos Kassák - the modernist constructivist style. Until 1933 he was designing according to the modernist style but in 1933 - the year of this ephemera - he announced the death of constructivism, saying that it became boring. He turned to a more picturesque world.

The cover of this ephemera is among the last pieces what Bortnyik created in a modernist style. The simple typography, the red and black colours, the diagonal composition are all typical elements of modernist style.  

The ephemera is a catalogue of Hatschek and Farkas photography, optics and radio company. It contains the current price list of the devices related photography. Besides the prices, it gives description of each device and also illustration of them.  Size: 14,6 x 21 cm

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