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Construction A II by László Moholy-Nagy

    Construction A II by László Moholy-Nagy

    Construction A II by László Moholy-Nagy was created in 1924. The painting is in Solomon R Guggenheim Museum, New York. The size of the work is 115,9 x 136,2 cm and is made as an oil and graphite on canvas.

    Moholy-Nagy painted A II (Construction A II) soon after joining the faculty of the Bauhaus school of art and design in Weimar, Germany. As if constructed around a mathematical formula, the canvas is composed of two similar bodies of seemingly intersecting planes and circles with a smaller structure hovering below a larger one, both crossing through a white plane. (Read more in Solomon R Guggenheim Museum)

    About the Artist: Hungarian painter and photographer László Moholy-Nagy László Weisz in Bácsborsód. He was highly influenced by constructivism and a strong advocate of the integration of technology and industry into the arts. László attended a gymnasium school in the city of Szeged, which was the second-largest city in the country. Initially he wanted to become a writer or poet, and in 1911 some of his poems were published in local daily newspapers. Starting in 1913, he studied law at the University of Budapest… Read more

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