Josef Albers (German, 1888 – 1976) was a prolific printmaker and painter. His most iconic works on paper include Homage to the Square, Formulation: Articulation, and Interaction of Color. Completed in 1972, Formulation: Articulation is a series of silkscreen prints published by Harry N. Abrams and printed by the well-known fine art printing firm Ives-Sillman.
Josef Albers remains one of the most influential artists of the 20th century and is considered an essential figure of Bauhaus movement, which focused on the modern integration of architecture, fine art, and craft. A well-respected professor of art both in Europe and the United States, Albers served as head of the Art Department of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, and Department of Design at Yale University.