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László Moholy-Nagy

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Beautiful Experiments  
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László Moholy-Nagy at Santa Barbara Museum of Art July 5th, 2015 - September 27th, 2015
Posted 8/2/15
The Paintings of Moholy-Nagy: The Shape of Things to Come puts forth a unique take on Moholy-Nagy's painted work with the incorporation of two interventionist pieces by other creators and a smattering of his own theatrical and photographic works. Due to the technology-based works’ expense and inherent complications, Moholy-Nagy reinvestigated painting as a medium to explore light and optics, while still drawing inspiration from these periodic experiments with other media. Perhaps somewhat mi... [more]
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How Many Photography Museums Can a Country Have?   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Brassaï, John Gutmann, Lewis Hine, William Klein, Jacques-Henri Lartigue, Joel Meyerowitz, László Moholy-Nagy, Eadweard Muybridge, Man Ray, W. Eugene Smith, Ed van der Elsken at Rijksmuseum Amsterdam November 1st, 2014 - January 11th, 2015
Posted 11/4/14
Suppose you’re a collector of Dutch photography, you have no kids (or they are uninterested barbarians), and you’re reaching that age when you start thinking about your legacy. Which institute would be most suitable for a donation? Which museum would be the best new home for your collection? The Netherlands has the luxury of having not one, not two, but no fewer than four museums dedicated solely to photography. That’s an unusually large number for such a small country. A Swis... [more]
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The Human Endeavour: 'Bauhaus: Art as Life' at the Barbican  
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Anni Albers, Josef Albers, Marianne Brandt, Marcel Breuer, Walter Gropius, Johannes Itten, Wassily Kandinsky, Paul Klee, Hannes Meyer, László Moholy-Nagy, Gunta Stölzl, Ludwig Mies van der Rohe at Barbican Art Gallery May 3rd, 2012 - August 12th, 2012
Posted 8/19/12
All too frequently the presentation and packaging of the Bauhaus to audiences has been to focus on the leading male quartet of Gropius, van der Rohe, Breuer and Meyer as the pioneers of a cold, precise, machine-driven sect whose tubular chairs and avant-garde works became stereotypical hallmarks of a ‘bourgeois’ European formalism. Barbican’s ‘Bauhaus: Art as life’ aims to inject the forgotten human endeavour and encounters that took place at Weimar and Dessau, back at the centre of the school’s... [more]
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An Education   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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László Moholy-Nagy at Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA) February 11th, 2010 - May 9th, 2010
Posted 4/30/10
      "Moholy: An Education of the Senses", focuses on the art and ideas of the celebrated modernist and Chicago transplant László Moholy-Nagy (American, b. Austria-Hungary, 1895–1946).   Comprised of a range of media, the exhibition provides a view into the galvanizing thoughts and innovative practice of the Bauhaus artist, highlighting his influence on modern art and Chicago. A quote from the artist at the start of the exhibition, aptly heralds, “Thanks to the photographer humanity has acquired the... [more]
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