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Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky friends in exile, a decade of correspondence, 1929-1939 by Nicholas Fox Weber

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Published by Hudson Hills Press in association with the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Distrubuted in the United States by National Book Network, Inc. in Manchester, Vt, [Lanham, Md.] .
Written in English

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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Other titlesFriends in exile, a decade of correspondence, 1929-1939
StatementNicholas Fox Weber, Jessica Boissel
ContributionsBoissel, Jessica
LC ClassificationsN6888.A5 A3 2010
The Physical Object
Pagination172 p. :
Number of Pages172
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24379592M
ISBN 109781555953270
LC Control Number2009048142

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  Josef Albers, one of the most influential artist-educators of the twentieth century, was a member of the Bauhaus group in Germany during the he came to the United States, where he taught at Black Mountain College for sixteen years. In he joined the faculty at Yale University as chairman of the department of design. Josef Albers (/ ˈ æ l b ər z, ˈ ɑː l-/ glass. As a younger instructor, he was teaching at the Bauhaus among established artists who included Oskar Schlemmer, Wassily Kandinsky, and Paul Klee. The so-called "form master" Klee taught the formal aspects in the glass workshops where Albers was the "crafts master;" they cooperated for Education: Königliche Bayerische Akademie .   Josef Albers (–) and Wassily Kandinsky (–), artists and teachers at the Bauhaus, were exiled from Germany when the school was forced to close in the early s. The 46 letters in this volume document the intimate exchange between these two friends in a period when the world was coming apart. Summary of Josef Albers. Josef Albers was instrumental in bringing the tenets of European modernism, particularly those associated with the Bauhaus, to legacy as a teacher of artists, as well as his extensive theoretical work proposing that color, rather than form, is the primary medium of pictorial language, profoundly influenced the development of modern art in the United States Nationality: American.

Wassily Kandinsky and Josef Albers were colleagues at the Bauhaus school in Dessau, Germany. Their correspondence, covering the period from to , provides a perspective on this tumultuous period in history and in art. This book translates into English the correspondence between artists Wissily Kandinsky and Josef Albers. Josef Albers was born Ma , in Bottrop, Germany. From to he studied to become a teacher in Buren, teaching in Westphalian primary schools from to After attending the Konigliche Kunstschule in Berlin from to , he was certified to teach art. Albers studied lithography in Essen and attended the Academy in. Get this from a library! Josef Albers and Wassily Kandinsky: friends in exile: a decade of correspondence, [Jessica Boissel; Nicholas Fox Weber]. Wassily Kandinsky began studying law and economics in Moscow in , completing his studies with the state examination in In , he relocated to Munich to attend Anton Azbè’s private art school there. In , he studied at the art academy in Munich and was one of Franz von Stuck’s students.

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