Definition of Josef Albers

1. Noun. United States painter born in Germany; works characterized by simple geometrical patterns in various colors (1888-1976).

Exact synonyms: Albers
Generic synonyms: Abstract Artist, Abstractionist



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Josef Albers (current term)
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Literary usage of Josef Albers

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1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"Cincinnati Art Museum, Cincinnati, Ohio — Catalogues and exhibitions by Josef Albers and by artists of Cincinnati and Vicinity, 1949. ..."

2. De Stijl Continued: The Journal Structure (1958-1964) an Artists' Debate by Jonneke Jobse (2005)
"... Swiss follower of Mondriaan who had emigrated to the United States in 1936, and Josef Albers, a former Bauhaus instructor who left for America in 1933. ..."

3. Visual Function: An Introduction to Information Design by Paul Mijksenaar (1997)
"... other disciplines into a workable whole that adds up to more than the sum of its parts, or, as Josef Albers put it: in design l + l sometimes equals 3. ..."

4. Back from Utopia: The Challenge of the Modern Movement by Hubert-Jan Henket, Hilde Heynen (2002)
"The essence of it is best defined by the painter, Josef Albers:'Where the discrepancy between physical fact and psychic effect is maximized, there lies the ..."

5. Daytrips New England: 50 One-Day Adventures by Earl Steinbicker (2000)
"... and artworks by such friends as Josef Albers and Henry Moore. 68 Baker Bridge Rd., « 781-259-8098. Open June to mid-Oct., Wed.-Sun., 77-4; resi of year, ..."

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