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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 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.

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

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

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

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.).

1967 Acquisitions, Sydney, 1967, 33. cat.no. 45

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

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

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