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Josef Albers

Transcending Modernism, Bauhaus Pioneers Anni And Josef Albers Celebrated In Far-Reaching Retrospective In Valencia, Spain, World Design Capital 2022

Josef Albers began using glass as a primary medium, fusing together pieces he salvaged from the Weimar, Germany, garbage dump, when he started studying at Bauhaus in 1920 at the age of 32. His repurposing of the reclaimed materials exemplified the groundbreaking teaching institution which underscored the intersection and integration of artists, architects, and craftspeople.
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Essential Tips for Collecting Work by Anni and Josef Albers

It is difficult to overstate the profound influence that. have had on the course of art history. Among the most pivotal and celebrated figures of 20th-century modernism, the couple devoted their lives to the study and continual exploration of form and color. “Really no artist working with geometric abstraction and color theory since the latter part of the 20th century can fail to have been influenced, in some way, by the practice and the ideas of the two artists,” said David Cleaton-Roberts, partner at Cristea Roberts Gallery in London. As lifelong teachers, theorists, and explorers, the couple’s vision, pioneering experimentations in material, and approach to artmaking are inextricable from our understandings of modern and contemporary art.
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In the Mood For Josef Albers

Even if you don’t want to make this felt board, having some Albers-inspired home decor will make your space feel fresh and contemporary. I put together some of my favorite home decor pieces that will bring this Bauhaus hero into your living space. Art-inspired furniture is a great way to...
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