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Title

Homage to the square: early fusion

1966


Artist

Josef Albers

Germany, United States of America

19 Mar 1888 - 25 Mar 1976


Details


Date

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 fibre-tipped pen "...Albers' 1966".


Credit

W.H. Nolan and J.B. Pye Bequest Funds 1967


Location

Not on display


Accession number

OO1.1967


Artist information

Josef Albers

Works in the collection

1


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Provenance


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.


Referenced in 9 publications

Bibliography


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