Wednesday, February 11, 2009

The second lecture in the Framing Contemporary Art Series at CVA This Sunday

Dennis Jon

László Moholy-Nagy: A Modern Way of Seeing

Sunday, February 15, 2009, 4 p.m.
Free for students! $10 others.

College of Visual Arts
Room 101
344 Summit Avenue
Saint Paul, Minnesota 55102

László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946), a Hungarian-born photographer, filmmaker, painter, sculptor, printmaker, graphic designer, and stage designer, was also an influential teacher at the Bauhaus and later at the Institute of Design in Chicago. In his embrace of technology and exploration of new media, Moholy-Nagy foreshadowed many aspects of contemporary art. Dennis Jon, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, will discuss the life and work of Moholy-Nagy in the context of a forthcoming retrospective of the artist's work at the MIA.

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