László Moholy-Nagy American, born Hungary

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As part of the visual and technical experimentation that characterized the Bauhaus, the German design school where he taught, Moholy-Nagy made cameraless photographs, or "photograms," by placing objects on a sheet of photographic paper and exposing it to light. He used the technique to make abstract compositions with spatial, tonal, and gestural qualities that challenged traditional modes of representation.

Fotogramm, László Moholy-Nagy (American (born Hungary), Borsod 1895–1946 Chicago, Illinois), Gelatin silver print

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