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Plexiglas and Plastics: Moholy-Nagy’s Innovation

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Guggenheim Senior Conservator of Collections and Exhibitions Julie Barten discusses how recent conservation research has revealed more about Moholy-Nagy’s innovative use of materials and techniques—such as utilizing Plexiglas with flaws generated during the manufacturing process and “baking” plastics in his kitchen oven—which he experimented with throughout his life.