Intersecting Colors: Josef Albers and His Contemporaries

Vanja Malloy

Brenda Danilowitz, Sarah Lowengard, Karen Koehler, Jeffrey Saletnik, Susan R. Barry

Insights that taught many to see color anew.

Josef Albers (1888–1976) was an artist, teacher, and seminal thinker on the perception of color. A member of the Bauhaus who fled to the U.S. in 1933, his ideas about how the mind understands color influenced generations of students, inspired countless artists, and anticipated the findings of neuroscience in the latter half of the twentieth century.


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