- Josef Albers 1888–1976
- Oil paint on wood
- Support: 534 x 532 mm
frame: 707 x 707 x 26 mm
- Presented by The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation 2006
In 1950, Albers began what would become his signature series, the Homage to the Square. Over the next 26 years, until his death in 1976, he produced hundreds of variations on the basic compositional scheme of three or four squares set inside each other. He wrote of the series: ‘They all are of different palettes, and, therefore, so to speak, of different climates. Choice of the colours used, as well as their order, is aimed at an interaction – influencing and changing each other forth and back.’
Gallery label, November 2015
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