Remembering László Moholy-Nagy on his birthday 🎂
A fun portrait by his first wife, Lucia Moholy, 1925–26
"To be a user of machines is to be of the spirit of this century."
"Designing is not a profession but an attitude. Thinking in relationships."
Happy birthday László Moholy-Nagy 🎂
The Law of Series
László Moholy-Nagy
Dusk at the playing fields of Eton, c. 1920-39
László Moholy-Nagy
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László Moholy-Nagy
Fifth Avenue, Manhattan
late 1930s
László Moholy-Nagy's portrait of Hilla Rebay, artist & co-founder of the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Museum Archives, 1928-30
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