Josef Albers | the artist




The artist Josef Albers
Born March 19 1888, Bottrop, Germany.
Died March 25 1976 Connecticut, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Painting, Bauhaus, Documenta Kassel, Geometric abstraction,

Josef Albers, one of the most influential artist-educators of the 20th century, was a member of the Bauhaus group in Germany during the 1920s. In 1933 he came to the United States, where he taught at Black Mountain College for sixteen years. In 1950 he joined the faculty at Yale University as chairman of the Department of Design. The recipient of numerous awards and honorary degrees, Albers was elected to the National Institute of Arts and Letters in 1968 and was professor emeritus of art at Yale until his death in 1976. Nicholas Fox Weber is executive director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation.
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The Bauhaus
Homage to the Square
Josef Albers in the Guggenheim collection
Works in the TATE collection
Josef and Anni Albers Foundation
Artworks


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