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Josef Albers

Homage to the Square: Starting, 1968

Oil on Masonite
48 × 48 in
121.9 × 121.9 cm
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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco
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Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Josef Albers
German-American, 1888–1976
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Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, …

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Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, which focused on the simplification of form and the interplay of shape and color. “Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature,” he once said. “I prefer to see with closed eyes.” His abstract canvases employed …

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San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
San Francisco
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Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

Collection: San Francisco Museum of Modern Art

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© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
Josef Albers
German-American, 1888–1976
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Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, …

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Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, which focused on the simplification of form and the interplay of shape and color. “Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature,” he once said. “I prefer to see with closed eyes.” His abstract canvases employed …

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Josef Albers

Homage to the Square: Starting, 1968

Oil on Masonite
48 × 48 in
121.9 × 121.9 cm
Permanent collection
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