Learning to See: Josef Albers

Selected Prints from the Formulation: Articulation series

May 2 – July 7, 2019


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.


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The exhibition will be on view in the Lois C. Green Gallery.

Learning to See: Josef Albers is presented by Medicine Man Gallery –  Drs. Mark and Kathleen Sublette.

Generous support of the 95th Anniversary exhibition season at the Tucson Museum of Art is provided by the Connie Hillman Family Foundation, James J. and Louise R. Glasser, and Jon and Linda Ender, and AC Hotel Tucson Downtown.

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