"The show provides a bracing picture of both the extent and the unity of Moholy-Nagy’s art as it moves up the ramp, superbly styled for the occasion. … Certain forms and motifs reappear in different mediums, and the give and take between photography and painting is one of the show’s driving forces.
Final weekend! Escape the heat with four screenings of Mohsen Makhmalbaf's “Salam Cinema” (1994), concluding our month-long #GuggUBSMAP film series curated by @bidounmagazine. “A raw antagonization of truth and power,” this non-narrative documentary chronicles an audition process that reveals the p
Final weekend—FREE screenings of "Salam Cinema" wrap up our @Bidoun
film series gu.gg/KRiM300EF6A #GuggUBSMAP
"#MoholyNagy: Future Present" opens today! Thank you to our curators, art handlers, registrars, design teams, and staff who helped install over 300 collages, drawings, ephemera, films, paintings, photograms, photographs, photomontages, and sculptures in our rotunda. Learn more about the exhibition a
opens today—thanks to our curators, art handlers & design teams for installing 300 works in our rotunda!
Starting #MemorialDay, May 30 through #LaborDay, September 5, we are proud to offer free admission to all active-duty military personnel and their families as part of #BlueStarMuseums, a collaboration among the @NEAArts, @BlueStarFamilies, the Department of Defense and more than 2,000 museums across
We will proudly offer free admission to active military personnel, 5/30-9/5 #BlueStarMuseums gu.gg/9B5H300CWDd
How many experiences leave you with a feeling of energetic joy? Read about how the works of pioneering artist #MoholyNagy will make you feel that way! "Moholy-Nagy: Future Present" is the first major retrospective of this delightful and influential artist’s work in America for nearly 50 years. Learn
Art, Design, Play—Learn how #MoholyNagy
's works will leave you with a sense of energetic joy gu.gg/el8W300CHMu
Thanks for tuning in to the #MoholyNagy
media preview. The exhibition opens tomorrow, 5/27! gu.gg/GBUR300ANPi
was a multi-media artist before multi-media was coined.—Curator Karole Vail
The exhibition places emphasis on #MoholyNagy
's use of industrial materials and light, his favorite medium.
was a pioneering artist, influential Bauhaus teacher, & founder of Chicago’s Institute of Design.
The first U.S. retrospective of #MoholyNagy
in nearly 50 years features 300+ paintings, photographs, films, & more.
Thanks to everyone for following our #emptyguggenheim tour of "Moholy-Nagy: Future Present." The exhibition featuring more than 300 works by pioneering artist László Moholy-Nagy opens tomorrow, May 27. Visit guggenheim.org/moholy to explore the exhibition online, and share your photos with #MoholyNa
#MoholyNagy died from leukemia in 1946 at the age of fifty-one in Chicago. Throughout his career, Moholy created works of an explicitly historical or autobiographical nature. "Leuk 4," completed the year before the Moholy's death, poignantly evokes the artist's fatal illness through numerous images
First look at #MoholyNagy
: Future Present from our media preview—show opens tomorrow, 5/27: gu.gg/4vfw300AIIK
In the 1940s, #MoholyNagy used sheets of industrial Plexiglas to create hybrids of painting and sculpture that he called Space Modulators. The reflective and transparent qualities of the materials served Moholy’s purpose to modulate and activate light. He mounted the sheets on clips or rails that li
In the summer of 1922, #MoholyNagy and his first wife, the photographer Lucia Schulz, began experimenting with cameraless photography. They superimposed objects of varying shapes, textures, and transparencies onto the surface of light-sensitive paper and played with light exposures to see what effec
On view in #MoholyNagy, "Architecture 1 (Construction on a Blue Ground)" is one of the earliest instances in which Moholy used metallic paint, exemplifying his affinity for industrial finishes. This work marks a departure from representational imagery to abstraction. A conservation treatment perform
#MoholyNagy's "Nickel Sculpture with Spiral" created in 1921 is a metal construction of a specifically modern nature. It almost has a machine quality to it, reflecting how Moholy embraced new industrial manufacturing techniques to make art. It’s emblematic of Moholy’s pursuit of industrial materials
#MoholyNagy firmly believed that the art of the present must reflect contemporary reality in order to successfully communicate meaning to a public surrounded by new technological advancements. Inspired by the structural and formal capacities of modern, synthetic materials, Moholy experimented with t
László Moholy-Nagy was a utopian artist who believed that art could work hand-in-hand with technology for the betterment of humanity. In our new exhibition opening tomorrow, we unveil more than 300 multimedia works that present an unparalleled opportunity to examine the career of this pioneering art
@artnewsmag recommends the opening of "Moholy-Nagy: Future Present" as one of nine art events to attend this week—"In the early 20th century, at a time when many modernist artists were still thinking of abstraction in oil-on-canvas terms, #MoholyNagy pushed painting far beyond where artists thought
Recommended art events in NYC, including the opening weekend of #MoholyNagy
—via @ARTnewsmag gu.gg/bh97300zyBZ