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An image of Homage to the square: early fusion by Josef Albers

Josef Albers

(Germany, United States of America 19 Mar 1888 – 25 Mar 1976)

Title
Homage to the square: early fusion
Year
1966
Media category
Painting
Materials used
oil, synthetic polymer paint on hardboard
Dimensions

121.5 x 121.5 cm board; 123.5 x 123.5 x 3.2 cm frame

Signature & date
Signed and dated l.r., scratched into paint "A 66" and u.l. verso board, black marker "...Albers' 1966".
Credit
W.H. Nolan and J.B. Pye Bequest Funds 1967
Accession number
OO1.1967
Copyright
© Josef Albers, 1966/Bild-Kunst. Licensed by Viscopy, Sydney
Location
Not on display
Provenance (1)

Sidney Janis Gallery, New York/New York/United States of America, Purchased by the AGNSW from Sidney Janis Gallery 1967. Purchased through the Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Bibliography (9)

Josef Albers, Interaction of color, New Haven, 1963.

Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 62 (colour illus.).

Edmund Capon and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'Contemporary Art', pg. 61-69, Sydney, 1984, 64 (colour illus.).

Susan Lee (Editor), Art investigator, ''Action and Reaction' - Art and Optics', pg. 226-227, Port Melbourne, 1998, 226 (colour illus.).

Elwyn Lynn, Bulletin, 'The Square Market', pg. 40, Sydney, 09 Sep 1967, 40.

Waldo Rasmussen, Two decades of American painting, Melbourne, 1967, (illus.). cat.no. 1

Donald Williams and Barbara Vance Wilson, From caves to canvas: an introduction to western art (Second edition), 'From the Inside: Abstract Expressionism and New Sculpture', pg.295-312, Sydney, 1998, 307, 308 (colour illus.).

Donald Williams and Barbara Vance Wilson, From caves to canvas: an introduction to western art, 'From the Inside: Abstract Expressionism', pg.249-262, Sydney, 1992, 262 (colour illus.).

Editor Unknown (Editor), 1967 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1967, 33. cat.no. 45

Exhibition history (2)

Two decades of American painting:

Hard Edge, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 07 Aug 1999–24 Oct 1999