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Albers, Josef

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Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1976 AD, at 88 years of age.

Nationality: German
Categories: Painters

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1888 - Born on the 19th of March in Bottrop, Westphalia (Germany).

1920 - He studied art in Berlin, Essen, and Munich before enrolling as a student at the prestigious Weimar Bauhaus.

1922 - He began teaching in the preliminary course of the Department of Design.

1925 - He was promoted as a Professor of the Department of Design.

1933 - He emigrated to the United States and joined the faculty of Black Mountain College, North Carolina.

1950 - He was appointed as the head of the Department of Design at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut.

1963 - He published "Interaction of Color" which presented his theory.

       - He created the abstract album covers of band leader Enoch Light's Command LP records.

1976 - He died on the 26th of March.

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