Variant MMArtist(s)Josef AlbersArtist NationalityAmerican (North American)Object Creation Date1968Medium & Supportscreenprint on Mohawk Superfine Bristol paperDimensions
19 in x 22 in (48.26 cm x 55.88 cm)Credit LineGift of Dr. Seymour and Barbara K. AdelsonSubject matter
This work is reminiscent of the artist's many Variant
paintings, which he first began working on in the late 1940s. In these, Albers used equal quantities of pure, unmixed colors, which he applied in carefully thought out geometric arrangements. This is an example of his highly calculated technique of applying paint to the support.Physical Description
This work shows a geometric, abstract composition comprised of overlapping rectangles in various shades of orange and brown, with a large, bright orange rectangle in the center and a brown border.Primary Object Classification Print Primary Object TypeabstractCollection AreaModern and ContemporaryRights
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