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FullSizeRender 9(L) Construction in Enamel 3 // Moholy-Nagy // porcelain enamel on steel // 1923 (M) Construction in Enamel 2 // Moholy-Nagy // porcelain enamel on steel // 1923 (R) Construction in Enamel 1 // Moholy-Nagy // porcelain enamel on steel // 1923

LACMA recently held a retrospective of 20th century Hungarian artist László Moholy-Nagy. In this exhibition over 250 works by Moholy-Nagy were on view ranging in media from oil on canvas, to plexiglas and brass to porcelain enamel on steel. These are a few of my favorite works.

FullSizeRender 10B-10 Space Modulator // Moholy-Nagy // oil and incised lines on Plexiglas, in original frame // 1942

FullSizeRender 8Nuclear I, CH // Moholy-Nagy // oil and graphite on canvas // 1945

FullSizeRender 7Dual Form with Chromium Rods // Moholy-Nagy // Plexiglas and chrome-plated brass // 1946

FullSizeRender 6Kinetic Constructive System: Structure with Moving Parts for Play and Conveyance // Moholy-Nagy // photomontage (gelatin silver prints, photomechanical reproductions, ink, and watercolor) on cardboard // 1922

FullSizeRender 4E IV (Construction VII) // Moholy-Nagy // oil on canvas // 1922