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László Moholy-Nagy

[Hungarian Constructivist Painter and Photographer, ca.1895-1946]

• Relationships: Husband of Lucia Moholy.
Associated with the Bauhaus School in Weimar, Germany.
Member of the American Abstract Artists group.
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Original works by László Moholy-Nagy available for purchase at art galleries worldwide
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago

Notable SiteLaszlo Moholy-Nagy at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Photographic Triptych, 1922

Notable SiteEastman House Museum of Photography & Film, Rochester, New York

Notable SiteGuggenheim Museum, New York City

Notable SiteHirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington D.C.
Constructivist Composition, 1923

Notable SiteJ. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles
10 works online by Moholy-Nagy

Notable SiteLaszlo Moholy-Nagy at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas
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Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston
Photograph collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Modern Art, New York City
Many works online

Notable SiteNational Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh

Notable SiteLaszlo Moholy-Nagy at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
2 works by Laszlo Moholy-Nagy

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SiteSan Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Addison Gallery of American Art, Andover, Massachusetts

Amgueddfa Cymru - National Museum Wales, Cardiff
L & CH, 1936-39

Bauhaus-Archiv Museum of Design, Berlin
Description of Moholy-Nagy's preliminary course taught at the Bauhaus school 1923-1928
(Several of Moholy-Nagy's works can be found elsewhere on the site)

Block Museum of Art at Northwestern University, Illinois

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio
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Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

DePaul University Museum, Chicago
Untitled screenprint

Fotomuseum den Haag, The Hague, Netherlands
Carnival (Composition with masks), ca.1934

Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna e Contemporanea, Rome (in Italian)  

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Information about the 2007 exhibition, "Light Display Machines: Two Works by László Moholy-Nagy"

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers University, Brunswick, New Jersey
Landscape (Bridge at Óbuda Hajógyár?), 1918-19

Kunstmuseum Basel, Switzerland
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Laszlo Moholy-Nagy in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
Info and images from a 2008 exhibition: The Early Moholy-Nagy Reconsidered

MUMOK - Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig Wien, Vienna
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Musée Cantini, Marseilles, France (in French)  
Marseille, le pont transbordeur

Museum of Modern Art, New York City - Provenance Research Project
7 works by Moholy-Nagy

Neue Galerie Museum for German and Austrian Art, New York City
A XI, 1923

Norton Museum of Art, West Palm Beach, Florida
Cat (negative), ca.1926

Philadelphia Museum of Art
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2 works by László Moholy-Nagy online

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.

Tate Gallery, London, UK

Thyssen-Bornemisza Museum, Madrid
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Circle Segments, 1921
Large Railway Painting, 1920

Von der Heydt-Museum, Wuppertal, Germany (in German)  

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Emery Paper Collage

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Flemish Art Collection Database, Belgium (in Dutch)  

Smithsonian American Art Museum National Art Inventories
List of works nationwide from two sources: the Inventory of American Paintings Executed before 1914 and the Inventory of American Sculpture (only a few percent of listings have an accompanying image)

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Christie's Past Sale Archive   NEW!
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Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive   NEW!
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteFine Arts in Hungary

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Notable SiteWorld Visit Guide (formerly Insecula)

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
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Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

New York Public Library Digital Gallery

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable reference works  
See the "Photography Encyclopedia" entry, which is actually from The Oxford Companion to the Photograph (2005)

Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Laszlo Moholy-Nagy  
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Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

Hungarian Art Portal
Biographical entry from the Encyclopedia of Contemporary Hungarian Arts

Magyar Elektronikus Könyvtár (Hungarian Electronic Library) (in Hungarian)  
Brief biographical sketch from the Hungarian Biographical Encyclopedia

Oxford Dictionary of Art (eNotes)  

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The Struggle for Utopia: Rodchenko, Lissitzky, Moholy-Nagy


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