Vision in Motion: The Photographs of László Moholy-Nagy (June 27 to October 8, 1995)
- The J. Paul Getty Museum, (Malibu), June 27 to October 8, 1995, (Cat.)
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László Moholy-Nagy (American, born Hungary, 1895 - 1946)
Berlin, Germany (Place created)
Gelatin silver print
24 x 18.1 cm (9 7/16 x 7 1/8 in.)
© 2014 Estate of László Moholy-Nagy / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Also called Light Prop for an Electric Stage, this kinetic sculpture that László Moholy-Nagy designed and photographed was intended to create light displays for theater, dance, or other performance spaces. With its gleaming glass and metal surfaces of mobile perforated disks, a rotating glass spiral, and a sliding ball, the Light-Space Modulatorcreated the effect of