MOMA JOSEF ALBERS WOOD JIGSAW PUZZLE SET
A great activity while socializing around the coffee table, the MoMA Josef Albers Wood Puzzle Set by Galison belongs alongside your favorite art books. Wood puzzle pieces and box feature the work of renowned artist and educator Josef Albers in partnership with the Museum of Modern Art.
- Box Size: 11 x 6 x 1.5", 274 x 152 x 35 mm
- Set of six 5 x 3", 127 x 127 mm puzzles
- 25 pieces per puzzle
- Color on back for differentiation
- Packaged in wood box with sliding top
- 1 color art screened on lid
Josef Albers is best known for his seminal “Homage to the Square” series of the 1950s and '60s, which focused on the simplification of form and the interplay of shape and color. “Abstraction is real, probably more real than nature,” he once said. “I prefer to see with closed eyes.” His abstract canvases employed rigid geometric compositions in order to emphasize the optical effects set off by his chosen color palettes. Albers was highly influential as a teacher, first at the Bauhaus in Germany alongside Wassily Kandinsky and Paul Klee, and later with posts at Black Mountain College, Yale, and Harvard; he taught courses in design and color theory, and counted among his students such iconic artists as Eva Hesse, Cy Twombly, Richard Anuszkiewicz, and Robert Rauschenberg. He is often cited among the progenitors of Minimalist, Conceptual, and Op art.
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