László Moholy-Nagy was born July 20, 1895 in Bacsbarsod, Hungary. In 1923 he took charge of the metal workshop of the Bauhaus. As a painter and photographer he worked predominantly with light. His “photograms” were composed directly on film, and his “light modulators” included mobile light effects. In the 1930s he moved to Chicago, where he organized and headed the New Bauhaus.
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