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Josef Albers : to open eyes : the Bauhaus, Black Mountain College, and Yale

Author: Frederick A Horowitz; Brenda Danilowitz
Publisher: London ; New York : Phaidon, 2006.
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"Josef Albers: To Open Eyes takes the reader through Albers's life in teaching - from his first years at the pioneering but politically fraught Bauhaus; to his 1933 emigration to the United States, where he and his wife Anni became founding members and teachers at the experimental start-up Black Mountain College; and again to his 1950 appointment to head up Yale University's newly restructured Department of Design.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Horowitz, Frederick A.
Josef Albers.
London : Phaidon, c2006
(OCoLC)608082707
Named Person: Josef Albers; Josef Albers; Josef Albers
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Frederick A Horowitz; Brenda Danilowitz
ISBN: 9780714845999 071484599X 9780714849652 0714849650
OCLC Number: 70059865
Description: 288 p. : ill. (some col.), ports. ; 30 cm.
Contents: I: Teaching design: a short history of Josef Albers / Brenda Danilowitz --
II: Albers the teacher / Frederick A. Horowitz --
Design --
Basic drawing --
The color course --
The painting courses --
Alber's teaching legacy.
Responsibility: Frederick A. Horowitz and Brenda Danilowitz.

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