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Albers, Josef

Born: 1888 AD
Died: 1976 AD
Nationality: German
Categories: Painters

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.