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Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale Ocula Conversation Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest Francophone nation in Africa with vast resources and nearly 80 million inhabitants, is a place where commodities play a vital role in the national economy and the country's significance on the world stage. This is the context from which the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale (24 October–24 November...

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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline Ocula Report
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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline 13 Dec 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

From 20 to 21 July 2019, Artspace Sydney held a two-day symposium that brought artists in conversation with leading curators, writers, activists, academics, diplomats, and journalists from across Asia. The symposium was the final chapter of the 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS exhibition, publication, website, and Instagram project. Instigated and...

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We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator Ocula News We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator 13 December 2019

The Power Station of Art will make a fitting location for Andrés Jaque, whose past projects expose the politics concealed by buried pipes and managed cables. Spanish architect, writer, and curator Andrés Jaque has been named the chief curator of the 13th Shanghai Biennale, which will take place at the Power Station of Art (PSA) from 13 November...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy. Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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

László Moholy-Nagy In Related Press

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

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 The Guardian : 19 December 2016

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 Art in America : 10 November 2016

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 artcritical : 15 August 2016

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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