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Oral history interview with Josef Albers, 1968 June 22-July 5, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

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Oral history interview with Josef Albers, 1968 June 22-July 5, Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.   Both Josef Albers and Charles W. Hawthorne worked in stained glass in their early years. And both were obsessed with creating the illusion of transparency in the opaque medium of oil paint. Both their teachings and their daily practice of painting continue to inspire me today.

Josef Albers

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Painting on Paper: Josef Albers in America, Edited by Heinz Liesbrock and Michael Semff, With texts by Isabelle Dervaux, Heinz Liesbrock, and Michael Semff, Published by HATJE CANTZ ©2011, Pages 32-33: Movement in Stillness: Josef Alber’s Ecstasy of Color: ‘With the ‘Adobe’ works, Albers created an experimental arrangement that allowed him to investigate the effect of pure, unmixed colors, when several of them come into contact with one another. In the process, he came to the realization that determined his […]