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Joseph Albers – Homage to the Square (animated)

February 11, 2010

Homage to the Square
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Joseph Alber‘s “Homage to the Square” (1965)

Current Location: Detroit Institute of Arts. Detroit, MI, Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles, CA, North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC, The Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY, The Guggenheim, NY, NY, San Fransisco Museum of Modern Art, SF, CA

FACT OF THE DAY: It’s best to find something you’re good at and stick with it. For Joseph Albers, that thing was painting homages to squares.

2nd FACT OF THE DAY: Tragically, Joseph Albers found out that no amount of squares and dots will vaccinate one from the cooties…only circles do the trick.

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