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Moholy-Nagy photographs, 1946

Identifier: 008.09.07

Two portrait photographs (black and white; 6 x6" images on 8 x 10" stock) of Laszlo; Moholy-Nagy taken for the cover of Time magazine Feb. 14, 1946 by Vorhies Fisher. Reprinted from the original negatives in 1999. Both show the subject seated with images of his artworks mounted behind him: one with his oil on canvas painting "Nuclear II" and reading a catalogue titled "Gropius"; the other with a hanging sculpture and prints. The images were taken at the Institute of Design location at 632 N. Dearborn St., Chicago.


  • Creation: 1946


Language of Materials

Records are in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Restricted Collection

Collection Size

2 Items


The prints were reprinted in 1999 by the copyright holder and made available to IIT Archives for exhibit purposes. They may not be reproduced by IIT Archives. Contact the Moholy-Nagy Foundation at

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Formerly 2000.025


Catherine Bruck, University Archivist 6/29/2000



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