Gemeentemuseum Den Haag Releases App Featuring László Moholy-Nagy Exhibition


THE HAGUE.- On January 29th the exhibit ‘László Moholy-Nagy – The Art of Light’ opened at the Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. For the first time in the museum’s history an iPhone app has been launched alongside the exhibition. László Moholy-Nagy (1895-1946) made photography and film – the essential ingredient of which was light – the leading artistic media of his time. Through photography and film, art suddenly became accessible to all. This democratisation of the arts was entirely consistent with Moholy-Nagy’s utopian ideas. To him, art was part of an attitude to life, a collective mentality in which art and all other aspects of life merge in a Gesamtkunstwerk (‘integrated artwork’) or, better still, a Gesamtwerk (‘integrated work’), leading to shared progress. He was convinced of art’s ability to educate. ‘Art sharpens one’s senses, one’s view, one’s mind and one&#14