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Untitled

A work made of oil paint on white wove paper.
© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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  • A work made of oil paint on white wove paper.

Date:

1941/42

Artist:

László Moholy-Nagy
American, born Hungary, 1895-1946

About this artwork

A Hungarian painter, photographer, and art teacher, László Moholy-Nagy moved to Berlin as a young man and became the head of the metal workshop at the Weimar Bauhaus, a progressive art and design school. He fled Nazi Germany in 1935, eventually settling in Chicago, where he headed the New Bauhaus and influenced a generation of artists. Known especially for his photograms and photographic theories, he was interested in teaching a new way of seeing.

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

László Moholy-Nagy

Title

Untitled

Origin

United States

Date

1941–1942

Medium

Oil paint on white wove paper

Dimensions

455 × 363 mm

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Richard Q. Livingston

Reference Number

1993.290

Copyright

© 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn

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