Homage To The Square

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Josef Albers

American, born Germany, 1888 - 1976

Homage to the Square, 1964

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Serigraph on paper

Dimensions: 18 3/4 × 14 1/4 in. (47.6 × 36.2 cm)
Image: 11 × 11 in. (27.9 × 27.9 cm)

Museum Purchase through the Special Print Fund, 1968.4

Born in Germany, Albers had a rigorous education, studying at Berlin's Royal Art School, the School of Applied Art in Essen, and the Art Academy in Munich. From 1920 to 1923, Albers attended the Bauhaus in Weimar. In 1925, the Bauhaus was moved from Weimar to Dessau, where it was closed in 1933 by the new Nazi regime. Albers emigrated to the United States, bringing both his own theoretical and art background and the aesthetics of his former colleagues at the Bauhaus.

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