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Untitled (Construction)

Linocut
4 2/3 × 5 7/8 in
11.9 × 14.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Alice Adam Ltd.
Chicago
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Printed on cream Wove paper

Printed on cream Wove paper

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Signed and inscribed “Probedruck” in pencil by the artist
László Moholy-Nagy
Hungarian, 1895–1946
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A new media innovator and devotee throughout his artistic career, László Moholy-Nagy worked in a staggering array of mediums, including film, typography, sculpture, graphic and stage design, photography, painting, and writing. Moholy-Nagy was a pivotal member of the Bauhaus school, where he authored several influential design books and was a proponent of integrating art and technology. With his photograms, such as Photogram with Eiffel Tower (1925-1929), Moholy-Nagy experimented with the abstract potential of a traditionally documentary medium. The artist’s photography was also distinguished by its abstract qualities achieved through his bold experimentation with perspective. Among Moholy-Nagy’s three-dimensional works, the best known is Light Prop for an Electric Stage (1930), a mechanical sculpture that used light as a material and cast shifting shadows on the walls around it.

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Printed on cream Wove paper

Printed on cream Wove paper

Signature
Signed and inscribed “Probedruck” in pencil by the artist
László Moholy-Nagy
Hungarian, 1895–1946
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A new media innovator and devotee throughout his artistic career, László Moholy-Nagy worked in a staggering array of mediums, including film, typography, sculpture, graphic and stage design, photography, painting, and writing. Moholy-Nagy was a pivotal member of the Bauhaus school, where he authored several influential design books and was a proponent of integrating art and technology. With his photograms, such as Photogram with Eiffel Tower (1925-1929), Moholy-Nagy experimented with the abstract potential of a traditionally documentary medium. The artist’s photography was also distinguished by its abstract qualities achieved through his bold experimentation with perspective. Among Moholy-Nagy’s three-dimensional works, the best known is Light Prop for an Electric Stage (1930), a mechanical sculpture that used light as a material and cast shifting shadows on the walls around it.

Untitled (Construction)

Linocut
4 2/3 × 5 7/8 in
11.9 × 14.9 cm
This is part of a limited edition set.
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location
Chicago
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