Artist László Moholy-Nagy, American, 1895 - 1946
  • Space Modulator
Date 1946
Medium plastic
Dimensions Overall: 10 3/4 × 25 × 16 1/2 inches (27.3 × 63.5 × 41.9 cm)
Credit Line Gift of W. Hawkins Ferry
Accession Number 46.8
Department European Modern Art to 1950
Not On View
W. Hawkins Ferry [1914-1988];
1946-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Payne, Elizabeth H. “A Space Modulator by Moholy-Nagy and Mobile by Calder,” Bulletin of the DIA 26, no. 1 (1947): pp. 6–8 (ill.).

Page, Franklin Addison. Modern Sculpture: A Picture Book of Modern Sculpture in the Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, 1950, pp. 42–43 (ill.).

Plastic and Graphic Expressions by Modern Sculptures. Exh. cat., University of Michigan Museum of Art. Ann Arbor, 1954, unpaginated.

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1966, unpaginated, no. 36 (ill.).

Laszlo Moholy-Nagy. Exh. cat., Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Chicago, 1969, p. 64, no. 122. [object not included in exhibition, see errata].

Rattner, Ruth. “Projecting the Fourth Dimension: Two Constructions by Lázló Moholy-Nagy.” Bulletin of the DIA 61, no. 4 (1984): 4–13, pp. 4–5 (ill.), 7, 11–12.

The W. Hawkins Ferry Collection. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, 1987, pp. 32–33, no. 38 (ill.).