Print, Palatial, Homage to the Square, Soft Edge – Hard Edge, 1965
Throughout Homage to the Square, the series that defined the late career of Josef Albers, the artist demonstrates the ways in which colors influence each other by applying a wide variety of colors to a single composition of squares within squares. In this example, the bright violet hue dulls the brilliance of the red tones, and the purple and red planes seemingly recede and advance into space.
It is credited
Gift of the Museum of Graphic Art, New York.
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Its dimensions are
43.2 × 43.2 cm (17 × 17 in.)
Cite this object as
Print, Palatial, Homage to the Square, Soft Edge – Hard Edge, 1965; USA; screenprint on white paper; 43.2 × 43.2 cm (17 × 17 in.); Gift of the Museum of Graphic Art, New York; 1973-39-108
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Saturated: The Allure and Science of Color.