“Study for Homage to the Square, 1964” by Josef Albers explores color’s fascinating, chameleon-like changes in relation to its surrounding shades. Albers (1888 – 1976) believed that color is not inert, but alive and constantly reacting to its environ...Read Full Description
ment. A German artist, mathematician and professor at the prestigious Bauhaus, Albers is best known as an abstract painter and theorist who created the “Homage to the Square” series, comprised of hundreds of paintings and prints. In this series, he intensely explored chromatic interactions of layered, colored squares. Widely exhibited and acclaimed, Albers’ work profoundly influenced Hard Edge painters, Op artists and conceptual artists.