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In Poems and Drawings, first published in 1958, Josef Albers attempted to penetrate the meaning of art and life by the simplest, most disciplined means. This project was extremely important to Albers, who used its format to create complementary forms in both word and line that appear deceptively simple until they begin to disclose the author’s insights into nature, art, an ...more
Paperback, 80 pages
Published August 24th 2006 by Yale University Press (first published March 29th 2006)
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Reading of mixed media is something we're starting to see more of lately as some novelists (Eg. Foer, Eco, Sebald) have more and less successfully begun experimenting with illustration to accompany narrative. Not everything venturing into this area, I'm convinced, represents work that has fully thought through the problem it is taking on. I am not closely familiar with Albers' technical and theoretical writing, but this piece obviously stands apart from his more instructive work because its cont ...more
Beautifully written with thoughtful investigation into nature.
These drawings would make great quilt patterns.
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