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Josef Albers : despite straight lines : an analysis of his graphic constructions

Author: François Bucher; Josef Albers
Publisher: Cambridge : MIT Press, ©1977.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Rev. edView all editions and formats
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Author of the influential "Interaction of Color," Josef Albers is best known for his extensive, influential research in color theory as well as for the hundreds of paintings/prints in the series "Homage to the Square." Through his teachings he introduced a generation of American artists to the modernist concepts of Bauhaus, while his experimentation in color theory, interaction & geometric shapes inspired American  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Bucher, François.
Josef Albers.
Cambridge : MIT Press, ©1977
(OCoLC)570816278
Named Person: Josef Albers; Josef Albers; Josef Albers; Josef Albers
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: François Bucher; Josef Albers
ISBN: 0262010496 9780262010498 0262010526 9780262010528
OCLC Number: 3401274
Description: 111 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Line --
Planes --
Volumes and solids --
Motion in time --
Conclusions --
Biographical notes --
Selected bibliography --
List of illustrations.
Responsibility: by François Bucher ; statements and poems by Josef Albers.

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Author of the influential "Interaction of Color," Josef Albers is best known for his extensive, influential research in color theory as well as for the hundreds of paintings/prints in the series "Homage to the Square." Through his teachings he introduced a generation of American artists to the modernist concepts of Bauhaus, while his experimentation in color theory, interaction & geometric shapes inspired American art movements & artists such as Jacob Lawrence, R.Rauschenberg &S.Sillman. "Despite Straight Lines" contains an analysis of his graphic constructions by Francois Bucher & Albers' poetry.

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