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LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter 14 Jun 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See 6 Jun 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...

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László Moholy-Nagy

b. 1895, Hungary

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. 

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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
Hauser & Wirth
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
Hauser & Wirth
A 19 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyA 19, 1927 Oil and graphite on canvas
80 x 95.5 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Typo Collage by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyTypo Collage, 1922 Ink on paper
27.5 x 38 cm
Hauser & Wirth
CH 4 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyCH 4, 1938 Oil and graphite on canvas
68.5 x 89 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Blue Disc collage by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyBlue Disc collage, 1926 Paper collage spray paint
64 x 49 cm
Hauser & Wirth
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
Hauser & Wirth
CH Space 6 by László Moholy-Nagy contemporary artwork
László Moholy-NagyCH Space 6, 1941 Oil on canvas
119 x 119 cm
Hauser & Wirth

Current Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, László Moholy-Nagy, László Moholy-Nagy at Hauser & Wirth, London
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22 May–27 July 2019 László Moholy-Nagy László Moholy-Nagy Hauser & Wirth, London
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

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 MayThere 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 of...

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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 ArtNo 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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