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Introitus, 1942

Graphic work (editions), 35.6 x 17.8 cm
In 1942, Josef Albers experimented with various printing techniques, modulating the line in a series of drypoints and lithographs titled Graphic Tectonics. Although he is known mainly for his studies on colour, it is in the absence of chromatism and in his line studies where his highly precise structural line can be best appreciated. Albers constructed these works with very close parallel lines and right angles that create visual illusions of space and volume.

Technical details

Original title:
Introitus
Registration number:
5618
Artist:
Albers, Josef
Date created:
1942
Date acquired:
2017
Status:
On display
Fonds:
MACBA Collection. MACBA Foundation
Object type:
Graphic work (editions)
Dimensions:
35.6 x 17.8 cm (height x width)
Edition number:
Ed. 15/30
Copyright:
© The Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, VEGAP, Barcelona
It has accessibility resources:
No

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