Find, Learn, Price Art
Enjoy the comprehensive art database we've compiled since 1987
Membership Details
Images, sales charts, bios, signatures, 30 artist Alerts and more ...
Art auction records:  Millions of references for pricing research
Or, register for Free Alerts
To track 10 artists.

Already a member?  Sign in here

Josef Albers

 (1888 - 1976)
Josef Albers was active/lived in Connecticut, North Carolina / Germany.  Josef Albers is known for serial geometric, non objective painting.

Josef Albers

    AL-berz  speaker-click to hear pronunciation  click to hear

The following is submitted by Cornelia Seckel, publisher, ART TIMES

"Josef Albers at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum"

ART TIMES May 1988

IF DIVERSIFICATION is often the undoing of a minor talent, this retrospective of Josef Albers at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum (March 25 thru May 29) shows how it can strengthen and eventually serve to focus the mature vision of a master.  The first major retrospective of Albers's work, this exhibition of about 250 pieces (covering his output from 1914 to 1976) allows for a long view of the man and his oeuvre. What we get here is the complex and arduous struggle which occupied Albers from roughly his 25th to his 60th  ...  Displaying 750 of 20203 characters.

Subscriber Members, please Sign In for artist biographies and for all services.  Others, full text is available on Fridays.

If you are not currently a member, please See Details about membership, which includes biography access, auction records, and many other features available to our day, month, or yearly Subscriber Members!

  Full access to biographies is
  free each Friday
Biography photo for Josef Albers
© 2001 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

About  Josef Albers

Born:  1888 - Bottrop, Germany
Died:   1976 - New Haven, Connecticut
Known for:  serial geometric, non objective painting