Joseph Albers

Josef Albers: Bauhaus in Mexico
New York Review of Books

J. Hoberman reviews Josef Albers in Mexico at the Guggenheim Museum, New York, on view through March 28, 2018. Hoberman writes that the exhibition “makes Albers’s appreciation [of Mexico] evident, juxtaposing his studies, typically drawn on graph paper, with both his finished artwork (mostly paintings, one lithograph) and his fastidious arrangements of tiny on-site photographs. Serially organized […]

Josef Albers: Art to Open Eyes
New York Review of Books

An excerpt from Nicholas Fox Weber’s preface for the catalog of One and One Is Four: The Bauhaus Photocollages of Josef Albers, on view at the Museum of Modern Art through April 2, 2017. Weber writes: “Josef assembled these photo-collages in the years when he was also constructing furniture, sandblasting glass, and teaching the nature […]

Josef Albers: Color is a Whole World
The Art Section

Painter José Heerkens reflects on color and the work of Josef Albers. “Even knowing that visual language is a totally different language than the language of words, each acting on its own level, color is still a very difficult subject to describe. Any form can be described, but trying to catch color in words is impossible… The […]