Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz

Josef Albers

(amerikanisch/deutsch, 1888 - 1976)

study for homage to the square by josef albers

Josef Albers

Study for Homage to the Square, 1976

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Born in Bottrop, Westphalia, Germany
Appointed Bauhaus master, Dessau, Germany
1933 - 1948
Taught at Black Mountain College, Black Mountain, NC
Became a citizen of the United States
1948 - 1950
Member of Advisor Council of the Arts, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Appointed Director of Department of Design, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Died in New Haven, CT


Window to the World. From Durer to Mondrian and Beyond Museo Cantonale d'Arte and Museo d'Arte, Lugano September 16, 2012 to January 6, 2013 Fondation de l'Hermitage, Lausanne January 25 to May 20, 2013
Josef Albers: Spritualità e Rigore (Josef Albers: Spirituality and Rigor) Galleria Nazionale dell'Umbria, Perugia March 19 to June 19, 2013
2012 - 2013
Inventing Abstraction MOMA, New York December 23, 2012 to April 15, 2013
50 Years of Prints - Greg Kucera Gallery, Seattle, WA
Josef Albers en Amérique - Galerie Keza, Paris
Josef Albers - Galerie Denise René - Rive Gauche, Paris
Josef Albers en Amérique, Peintures sur papier - Centre Pompidou - Musée National d´Art Moderne, Paris
The Sacred Modernist: Josef Albers as a Catholic Artist - Lewis Glucksman Gallery, Cork
Josef Albers in Amerika - Malerei auf Papier - Kunstmuseum Basel, Basel
Josef Albers - Galleria Civica di Modena, Modena

Öffentliche Sammlungen

Museum of Modern Art, New York
Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, California
Musée National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris, France
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York
Tate Modern, London, England
Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England
Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, North Carolina
British Museum, London, England
Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, New York
Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, Texas


“A Note on the Arts in Education” American Magazine of Art 29 (April 1936): 233
“Art and General Education.” Yale Alumni Magazine, April 1958, 6-7, 16
Interaction of Color. Small ed. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1971, rev. 1974. German ed. (Grundlegung einer Didaktik des Sehens), Cologne: Verlag M. DuMont Schauberg, 1970, 1977. Japanese ed., Tokyo: David Sha, 1975. French ed. (L’Interaction des Couleurs), Paris: Librairie Hachette, 1974. Spanish ed. (La interacción del color), Madrid: Alianza Forma, 1975, 1989, 1998. Finnish ed. (Varien vuorovaikutus), Helsinki: Vaapa Taidekoulu, 1978, 1979, 1992. Swedish ed. (Farglara om fargers inverkan pa varandra), Stockholmm: Forum, 1983. Italian ed. (Líinterazione del colore), Parma: Pratiche Editrice, 1988, 1991
Weber, Nicholas Fox. The Drawings of Josef Albers. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1984
Wick, Rainer K. Teaching at the Bauhaus. Ostfilden-Ruit, Germany: Hatje Cantz Verlag, 2000
Benezra, Neal David. The Murals and Sculpture of Josef Albers. Ph.D. Diss., Stanford University, 1983. New York and London: Garland Publishing. Outstanding Dissertations in the Fine Arts, 1985
Borchardt-Hume, Achim (Ed) Albers and Moholy-Nagy: From the Bauhaus to the New World. Contributions by Hal Foster, Hattula Moholy-Nagy, Terence A. Senter, Nicholas Fox Weber, and Michael White. London: Tate Publishing and New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006.;
Boston University Art Gallery. Josef Albers in Black and White. Essays by John Stomberg, Karen E. Haas, and Brenda Danilowitz. Boston: Boston University; Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000
Josef Albers: Paintings, Prints, Projects. Essay by George Heard Hamilton. New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery, 1956
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. Josef Albers: A Retrospective. Essays by Nicholas Fox Weber, Neal D. Benezra, Mary Emma Harris, and Charles Rickart. New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation and Harry N. Abrams, 1988; Cologne: DuMont Verlag, 1988