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Anni Albers

 (1899 - 1994)
Anni Frieda (Fleischmann) Albers was active/lived in Connecticut, North Carolina / Germany.  Anni Albers is known for textiles-collage, printmaker, designer.

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Anni Albers

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Born in Berlin, Germany, Anni Albers, whose birth name was Annelise Fleischmann, became a noted textile weaver, printmaker, designer, and craftsperson, considered by some critics to be one of the premier textile designers of the 20th Century. She described her weavings as "visual resting places" (Worringer) and was unique in her methods because she did not confine herself to pre-planned designs but allowed her creations to evolve through the combining of process and medium or material---in other words, to let the special characteristics of the threads and fibers 'lead the way'. Her output included both pictorial and industrial designs.

As a child, she had art private lessons in her home, and from 1916 to 1919, studied a  ...  Displaying 750 of 9165 characters.



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About  Anni Albers

Born:  1899 - Berlin, Germany
Died:   1994 - Orange, Connecticut
Known for:  textiles-collage, printmaker, designer