Josef Albers

1888–1976

Josef Albers, 'Study for Homage to the Square' 1964
Study for Homage to the Square 1964
© The Joseph and Annie Albers Foundation/VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn and DACS, London, 2016
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Josef Albers (/ˈælbərz, ˈɑːl-/; German: [ˈalbɐs]; March 25, 1888 – March 25, 1976) was a German-born American artist and educator whose work, both in Europe and in the United States, formed the basis of some of the most influential and far-reaching art education programs of the twentieth century.

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