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László Moholy-Nagy, American, Light Prop for an Electric Stage (Light-Space Modulator), 1930.  Aluminum, steel, nickel-plated brass, other metals, plastic, wood, and electric motor.  Harvard Art Museums/Busch-Reisinger Museum, Gift of Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, BR56.5.

Gallery Talk: Activation of Moholy-Nagy’s Light Prop for an Electric Stage


Join staff as they discuss and activate this experimental device from 1930 by László Moholy-Nagy, a Bauhaus pioneer.

Led by:
Kyle Stephan, Hakuta Family Nam June Paik Curatorial Fellow, Division of Modern and Contemporary Art

Gallery talks are limited to 18 people, and it is required that you reserve your place. At 10am the day of the event, reservations will open and may be arranged online through this form. The gallery talk reservation will also serve as your general museum reservation. If required, visitors will pay the museum admission fee upon arrival.

Please meet in the Calderwood Courtyard, in front of the digital screens between the shop and the admissions desk.

Please visit the museum website to learn about our general policies.

The Harvard Art Museums are committed to accessibility for all visitors. For anyone requiring accessibility accommodations for our programs, please contact us at am_register@harvard.edu at least 48 hours in advance.

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