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Certificate of Arrival, Number 11 187802, for Laszlo Moholy-Nagy - NARA - 281844

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Certificate of Arrival, Number 11 187802, for Laszlo Moholy-Nagy - NARA - 281844

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Scope and content: This Certificate of Arrival documents the arrival of Laszlo Moholy-Nagy at the Port of New York, NY, July 8, 1937, on the SS Manhattan.

László Moholy-Nagy was a Hungarian painter, photographer, and filmmaker, known for his contributions to the Bauhaus school of art and design in Germany. His work at the Bauhaus had a significant influence on the development of modern art and design, and his ideas about the use of technology in art continue to be influential today. Moholy-Nagy's work was a combination of avant-garde practices, functionalism, and the use of new technologies. He was interested in the relationship between the human body and design, and the effects of technology on art.

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