László Moholy-Nagy


László Moholy-Nagy was born on 20 July 1895 in Bácsborsód, today Hungary. He was a Hungarian-US painter who was a professor in the Bauhaus school between 1923 and 1928.

László Moholy-Nagy was devoted to non-representational painting. He was fascinated by light and its refraction, fixation and reflection. His artist friends included Kurt Schwitters, Theo van Doesburg, and Lazlar El Lissitzky. His work was strongly influenced by the De Stijl movement, Constructivism and Merz art.

The artist died in Chicago on 24 November 1946.