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b. 1895, Hungary

László Moholy-Nagy Biography

László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) was a Hungarian painter and photographer. He was exiled from Hitler's Germany in 1937, moving to Chicago where he would spend the rest of his life. 

László Moholy-Nagy Featured Artworks

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Fotogramm (positiv) (Photogram (positive)) by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyFotogramm (positiv) (Photogram (positive)), 1924Photogram on paper
39.7 x 29.7 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
Composition TP5 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyComposition TP5, 1930Oil and incised lines on galalith/or on trolit
29.5 x 21.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
A 19 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyA 19, 1927Oil and graphite on canvas
80 x 95.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
Typo Collage by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyTypo Collage, 1922Ink on paper
27.5 x 38 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
CH 4 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyCH 4, 1938Oil and graphite on canvas
68.5 x 89 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
Blue Disc collage by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyBlue Disc collage, 1926Paper collage spray paint
64 x 49 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
Light Prop for an Electric Stage by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyLight Prop for an Electric Stage, 1930Metal, plastics, glass, paint, and wood, with electric motor
151 x 70 x 70 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery
CH Space 6 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyCH Space 6, 1941Oil on canvas
119 x 119 cm
Hauser & Wirth Contact Gallery

László Moholy-Nagy Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, max bill bauhaus constellations at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
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9 June–14 September 2019 Group Exhibition max bill bauhaus constellations Hauser & WirthZürich
Contemporary art exhibition, László Moholy-Nagy, László Moholy-Nagy at Hauser & Wirth, London
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22 May–7 September 2019 László Moholy-Nagy Hauser & WirthLondon

László Moholy-Nagy In Related Press

Must-see shows in February 2017 Related Press Must-see shows in February 2017 27 December 2016, The Art Newspaper

David Hockney, Tate Britain, London, 9 February-29 May There is no escaping David Hockney right now. This year marks the British artist's 80th birthday and he will be celebrating in style with his first transatlantic retrospective in 30 years. Featuring six decades of Hockney's oeuvre and more than 160 works, the Tate Britain show will be one...

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The best American art of 2016 Related Press The best American art of 2016 19 December 2016, The Guardian

Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Norton Museum of Art No more play. If 2016 endures in American history as a year of epochal disaster, then it will be fair to ask, in the grim years to come: how on earth could artists have joked around so much while the darkness gathered? But in a year whose most debated exhibition came from a quartet of dim New York...

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László Moholy-Nagy at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum Related Press László Moholy-Nagy at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum 10 November 2016, Art in America

László Moholy-Nagy was a young Constructivist in Berlin when, in 1923, he accepted the architect Walter Gropius’s invitation to teach at the Bauhaus in Weimar. Moholy-Nagy’s democratic embrace of new technologies and mediums had a colossal influence on the school’s direction and legacy—and, thus, on modern visual culture. As...

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Light as a new plastic medium: László Moholy-Nagy at the Guggenheim Related Press Light as a new plastic medium: László Moholy-Nagy at the Guggenheim 15 August 2016, artcritical

In addition to a kaleidoscopic retrospective of one of the last century’s towering aesthetic figures, the Guggenheim’s Moholy-Nagy survey also serves as a history of the reception of abstract art in the United States. The prescient eye of Solomon Guggenheim is noted in the wall text of one 1926 canvas, which had hung – like so...

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