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Introduction
László Moholy-Nagy (Hungarian: [ˈlaːsloː ˈmoholinɒɟ]; July 20, 1895 – November 24, 1946) was a Hungarian painter and photographer as well as a professor in the Bauhaus school. He was highly influenced by constructivism and a strong advocate of the integration of technology and industry into the arts.
Wikidata
Q160448
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Introduction
Moholy-Nagy became part of the Russian Avant-Garde in Odessa as a painter in 1918. From 1919 to 1920 he lived in Vienna, where he painted, wrote and associated with the Dadaists. He then moved to Berlin in 1920 where he met Lucia Moholy, whom he married the following year. In 1922, Moholy-Nagy and his wife began working with photograms. From 1923 to 1928 he was the founder and director of the photographic department of the Bauhaus in Weimar and Dessau, Germany, and he moved to Dessau in 1925, where he worked on films and photomontages. In 1937, Moholy-Nagy emigrated to the United States, and in the same year founded and directed the New Bauhaus School in Chicago. In 1939 it closed, and he founded the School of Design which was renamed the Institute of Design in 1944, and became part of the Illinois Institute of Technology in 1949. Moholy-Nagy became a naturalized American citizen in 1944. Hungarian artist.
Nationalities
American, Hungarian
Gender
Male
Roles
Artist, Author, Teacher, Designer, Poet, Painter, Photographer, Sculptor, Theorist
Names
László Moholy-Nagy, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Ladislaus Moholy-Nagy, Lʹaszlʹo Moholy-Nagy, Lazlo Moholy-Nagy, Ladislaus Moholy- Nagy, László Nagy, Laszlo Nagy, László Moholy- Nagy, Lʹaszlʹo Moholy- Nagy, László Weisz
ULAN
500004274
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