Interaction of Color

Interaction of Color
Joseph Albers
1888 – 1976

Josef Albers was a German-born artist and educator, best known for his iconic square paintings — the Homage to the Square series. These works along with his book, Interaction of Color (1963) are considered invaluable contributions to color theory and formed the basis of modern art education programs of the twentieth century.

He was the first teacher at the progressive and experimental Black Mountain College in 1933 and went on to head the design program at Yale University.
Black Mountain College – Museum + Arts Center

Albers is yet another acclaimed artist from the Bauhaus who emigrated to the U.S. after the Nazi regime closed the school.

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Reference: Artnet


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