Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Ciwt's Fall Transition: Illustrated! Day 3/266

Walk: Union Square, Mindful Body
Distance: 2 miles and teach yoga class


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Paired Homage to a Square Images, From Josef Albers with Yale collegues Norman Ives and Sewell Sillman,  Formulation :  Articulation (Ives and Sillman in cooperation with Harry N. Abrahms), 1972

Color remained Josef Albers' main preoccupation in both his art and his teaching (Bauhaus, Black Mountain College, Yale). He emphased the chahgeable nature of color, domonstrating how color perception is affected by light, shape, notion and juxtaposition of other colors. In Formulation : Articulation (a collection of 127 silkscreen Albers prints) he writes of the pair above:  A quartet with in Homage to the Square which permits and deserves reversal - and, although reversed, the two remain twins.


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