MoMA Purchases László Moholy-Nagy’s “EM 1 (Telephone Picture)” at Sotheby’s

November 16th, 2016

moholy-nagy-telephone-picture-via-art-dailyMoMA has revealed itself as the buyer of the seminal László Moholy-Nagy work EM 1 (Telephone Picture), which sold Monday at Sotheby’s.  “We have long aspired to add the third of Moholy’s Telephone Pictures to the two we have owned for many years,” says director Glenn Lowry. This acquisition allows us to present Moholy’s radical experiment in its full glory, and to tell the complete story of this remarkable moment in the history of the avant-garde.” Read more at Art Daily