Josef Albers

 
Josef Albers (1888–1976) was a German artist, a member of the Bauhaus who then emigrated to the United States, with his wife Anni Albers, with the onset of Nazism. Best known as an abstract painter, he was in actual fact an eclectic artist, skilled in the handling of glass and metal, as well as in designing furniture and dealing with print processes. A major retrospective at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1971) paid homage to a great “total” artist—he also wrote books, articles and poems—who was also the teacher of Robert Motherwell, Robert Rauschenberg, Sheila Hicks and the British graphic artist Alan Fletcher, among others.
 
Josef Albers - Messico 1935/1956
2021
bilingual edition (English / Italian)
Humboldt Books - Time Travel
Unpublished photographs taken by Josef Albers during his travels to Mexico with Anni in the 1930s and 50s.


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