Josef Albers Reserved from Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers 1962

  • Not on view

Albers began making his Homage to the Square painting series around 1951. The works here mark one of the first occasions he explored this imagery in print. The viewer is meant to perceive shifting depth and changes of tone at the outer and inner perimeters of these nesting squares, even though the areas are printed in solid, unmodulated color.

Gallery label from Geo/Metric: Prints and Drawings from the Collection, June 11–August 18, 2008.
Medium
One from a portfolio of ten screenprints
Dimensions
composition: 11 1/16 x 11" (28.1 x 27.9 cm); sheet: 16 15/16 x 16 7/8" (43 x 42.9 cm)
Publisher
Ives-Sillman, New Haven, CT
Printer
R.H. Norton Co., New Haven, CT
Edition
250
Credit
Transferred from The Museum of Modern Art Library, New York
Object number
697.1993.9
Copyright
© 2024 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Department
Drawings and Prints

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