Albers, Josef

Alternative names
Dates:
Active 1919
Active 1984
French, English, German, Spanish; Castilian

Biographical notes:

Josef Albers was born in Bottrop, Germany, on March 19, 1888. He studied art in schools in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before joining the Bauhaus school in 1920. From the completion of his studies in 1923 until the school was closed by the Nazis in 1933, Albers remained at the Bauhaus as a teacher. In 1933 Albers joined the faculty of Black Mountain College in North Carolina, where he remained until 1950 when he accepted an appointment as chairman of the Yale University Department of Design. He retired in 1958 and died on March 25, 1976.

From the description of Josef Albers papers, 1899-1973 (inclusive), 1934-1973 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702194598

Painter, printmaker.

From the description of Josef Albers papers, 1929-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122455152

From the description of Josef Albers papers, 1958-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557005

From the description of Josef Albers papers, 1929-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 688846162

Painter, educator; New Haven, Conn.

From the description of Oral history interview with Josef Albers, 1968 June 22-July 5 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 613316244

From the description of Josef Albers interview, 1968 June 22-July 5 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79269792

B. 1888, d. 1976.

From the description of Josef Albers artist file. (Whitney Museum of American Art). WorldCat record id: 228432148

Josef Albers (1888-1976) was a painter and printmaker from New Haven, Conn.

From the description of Josef Albers papers, 1929-1970. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 744424745

Painter, educator; New Haven, Connecticut.

From the description of Josef Albers lecture : sound recording ; [ca. 1967]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122648190

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49360105

Subjects:

  • Painters
  • Art, American
  • Artists
  • Printmakers
  • Art teachers--Interviews
  • Collagists
  • Die Brücke (Dresden)
  • Art, Modern--20th century
  • Art--Philosophy
  • Painters--Interviews
  • Art--American (?)--Reproductions
  • Language and languages--Documentation
  • Art--Study and teaching
  • Stained glass artists

Occupations:

  • Painter

Places:

  • Connecticut--New Haven (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--New Haven (as recorded)
  • Connecticut--New Haven (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)