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Express Talk: Love Letters to the Square

February 14, 2018
12:00PM12:30PM
Meet in Gallery 100
Free with museum admission

Josef Albers’s Homage to the Square series explores how viewers respond to groupings of colors, by superimposing squares of different shades on top of one another. Albers designed the Homage as a pedagogical tool for color theory, writing in Interaction of Color: “Usually a special effort in using disliked colors ends with our falling in love with them.” Which colors will you fall in love with today?


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Josef Albers, Equivocal, plate four from Homage to the Square: Ten Works by Josef Albers, 1962. Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund. © 2017 The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York