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László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy

László Moholy-Nagy (July 20, 1895November 24, 1946) was a Hungarian painter and photographer as well as professor in the Bauhaus school. He was highly influenced by constructivism. He was a strong advocate of the integration of technology and industry into the arts.

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  • My talent lies in the expression of my life and creative power through light, colour and form. As a painter I can convey the essence of life.
    • Art of the 20th century, Part 1 by Karl Ruhrberg, Klaus Honnef, Manfred Schneckenburger, Ingo F. Walther, Christiane Fricke (2000) p.178
  • The photogram, image formation outside the camera is the real key to photography,it embodies the essence... that allows us to capture light on light sensitive material without the use of any camera.
    • Art of the 20th century, Part 1 by Karl Ruhrberg, Klaus Honnef, Manfred Schneckenburger, Ingo F. Walther, Christiane Fricke (2000) p.627
  • The experience of space is not a privilege of the gifted few, but a biological function.
    • Moholy-Nagy by László Moholy-Nagy (1970) p.238
  • Designing is not a profession but an attitude.
    • Vision in Motion by László Moholy-Nagy (Chicago, III.: Paul Theobald, 1947) p.42

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