Josef Albers


Born
in Germany
March 19, 1888

Died
March 25, 1976

Genre
Art


Josef Albers was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of modern art education programs of the twentieth century.

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Interaction of Color

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4.07 avg rating — 7,124 ratings — published 1971 — 21 editions
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Josef Albers: Formulation: ...

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Poems and Drawings

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Josef Albers in Mexico

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Despite Straight Lines

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Squares & Other Shapes: wit...

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Josef Albers: A Retrospective

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Josef Albers: Art as Experi...

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Homage to the Square Journal

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Josef Albers: Spirituality ...

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“To design is to plan and to organize, to order, to relate and to control. In short it embraces all means of opposing disorder and accident. Therefore it signifies a human need and qualifies man’s thinking and doing.”
Josef Albers
tags: design

“One line plus one line results in many meanings.”
Josef Albers

“Calm Down
what happens
happens mostly
without you.”
Josef Albers, Poems and Drawings