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Josef Albers
Study for Homage to the Square, Early Diary, 1954
oil on masonite
Sheldon Museum of Art, Nebraska Art Association

2020 Lincoln, Nebraska

Small Abstractions: Highlights from Sheldon's Permanent Collection features small-scale works that give insight to a wide range of abstraction's visual vocabulary. These works offer close encounters with the materials and marks employed by various artists to create nonfigurative art. Featured artists include Josef Albers, Polly Apfelbaum, Burgoyne Diller, Morgan Russell, and Esphyr Slobodkina, among others.

Anni Albers
Black-White-Gold I, 1950
cotton, lurex, and jute
25 x 19 in. (68.3 x 48.3 cm)

2020 New Britain, Connecticut

In Thread and On Paper explores the groundbreaking work and writing that Anni Albers produced in Connecticut from the 1950s through the end of her life in 1994. The exhibition includes an extensive body of textiles, wall hangings, commercial collaborations, and works on paper.

Anni Albers
Knot, 1947
gouache on paper
17 × 20 in. (43.2 × 51 cm)

2020 Paris

Anni and Josef Albers: Art and Love features more than 250 works of art (paintings, photographs, graphic works and textiles, as well as a selection of furniture from the Bauhaus era) representing significant milestones in the evolution of these two artists. Through its content and structure, the exhibition focuses on the dialog between Josef and Anni Albers as revealed in their abundant artistic production, which testifies to a shared and sensitive inspiration. Organized chronologically, the exhibition introduces this pair of major artists, who were pioneers of modernism in the twentieth century, to a broad audience.