Josef Alber’s squares

Homage to the Square: Apparition (1959)
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Guggenheim Museum of New York

LocationGuggenheim (map)

Josef Albers was a German-born American abstract artist whose study of color made possible to create some beautiful geometrical compositions as the Homage to the Square: Apparition (1959) kept in the Guggenheim Museum of New York. He enrolled at the Bauhaus school of art in Weimar and where was appointed as a teacher in 1925. He remained in the school until the school closed in 1933 and then he emigrated to the USA. In 1950 he joined the University of Yale and began his famous Homage to the Square series. Here you have two paintings more:

Homage to the Square: With Rays (1959) Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York

Homage to the Square: Soft Spoken (1969)
Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York

Location: The Metropolitan Museum of Art (map)

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