An Eye for Color

An Eye for Color

The Story of Josef Albers

Book - 2009
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The painter Joseph Albers saw art in simple things. Late in his career, he began painting squares of solid, unmixed color, one within another.
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780805080728
0805080724
Branch Call Number: J B ALBERS
Characteristics: 40 col. ill. ; 27 cm
Additional Contributors: Breckenreid, Julia - Illustrator

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elloyd74
Jul 07, 2013

Imagine an artist who was so intrigued by and in love with color that he decided to paint almost nothing but squares for the rest of his life! "In 1933, Josef was invited to teach in America. His goal was 'to open eyes'..." "One color stepped away...another popped forward..." Unsurprisingly but happily vivid illustrations introduce the concept of how colors impact (or speak to) each other.

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