The New Adam

In 1918 Sándor Bortnyik joined the circle of artists around the activist periodical titled MA. He was exiled in 1919, and came under the influence of the international Constructivist movement. Between 1922 and 1924 he lived in Weimar, where he met the artists of the Bauhaus. He painted abstract two- and three-dimensional compositions, which he subsequently populated with figures and objects. The N…