Josef Albers (1890-1988)

was a German-born artist and educator. The first living artist to be given a solo show at MoMA and at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, he taught at the Bauhaus and Black Mountain College, headed Yale University's department of design, and is considered one of the most influential teachers of the visual arts in the twentieth century.
As an artist, Albers worked in several disciplines, including photography, typography, murals and printmaking. He is best known for his work as an abstract painter and a theorist. His book Interaction of Color was published in 1963.
Homage to the Square
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USD 2,954,000
Homage to the Square: White Nimbus
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USD 2,210,500
Study for Homage to the Square: Red Tetrachord
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GBP 1,631,250