Writings by Josef Albers

Search versus Re-Search: Three Lectures by Josef Albers at Trinity College, April 1965. Hartford, CT: Trinity College Press, 1969

Interaction of Color. Complete edition [boxed set containing 2 volumes, the text (80 pages) and the commentary (48 pages) and 80 color screen- and offset-printed folios]. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1963. German ed., Grundlegung einer Didaktik des Sehens. Starnberg: Josef Keller Verlag, 1973. Finnish ed., Värien vuorovaikutus. Helsinki: Vaapa Taidekoulu, 1978

Interaction of Color. Pocket or paperback edition. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1971, rev. 1975, rev. and exp. 2006, 4th ed. 2013. German ed., Grundlegung einer Didaktik des Sehens. Cologne: DuMont Schauberg, 1970, 1977. Japanese ed., Shikisai kosei: haishoku ni yoru sozo. Tokyo: Daviddosha, 1972. French ed., L'Interaction des couleurs. Paris: Hachette, 1974; Paris [Vanves]: Hazan, 2008, 2013. Finnish ed., Värien vuorovaikutus. Helsinki: Vaapa Taidekoulu, 1978, 1979, 1992. Spanish ed., La interacción del color. Madrid: Alianza Forma, 1979, rev. 2003, rev. and exp. 2010. Swedish ed., Färglära: om färgers inverkan på varandra. Stockholm: Forum, 1982. Italian ed., L'interazione del colore. Parma: Pratiche Editrice, 1991; Milan: Il Saggiatore, 2013. Hungarian ed., Színek kölcsönhatása. Budapest: Magyar Képzőművészeti Egyetem, 2006. Portuguese ed., A interação da cor. São Paulo: WMF Martins Fontes, 2009. Norwegian ed., Fargens Samspill. Oslo: ConfluxAS, 2010. Chinese ed., Chu Chen Books, 2011. Korean ed., rMaeng2, 2013

Interaction of Color. Interactive CD-ROM edition. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1994

Interaction of Color. New, complete edition [2 volumes slipcased]. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2009

Interaction of Color. 50th anniversary edition. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013

Interaction of Color. Interactive iPad app featuring the full text, 125 plates, 60 interactive studies and video commentaries by experts and scholars on Albers' theories and work. Designed by Potion. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 2013. Downloadable here.

Poems and Drawings. New Haven, CT: Readymade Press, 1958. 2nd ed., New York: George Wittenborn, 1961. 3rd ed., with new introduction by Nicholas Fox Weber, London: Tate Publishing; New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2006

Formulation Articulation. Original portfolio edition [2 volume set containing 121 color and 6 b/w silkscreen prints in 66 folders]. New Haven: Ives-Sillman; New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1972. New single volume edition with an introduction by T.G. Rosenthal, London and New York: Thames and Hudson, 2006. French ed., Formulation: Articulation. Paris: Thames and Hudson, 2006. German ed., Formulation: Articulation. Leipzig: Seeman, 2006

"A Note on the Arts in Education." American Magazine of Art 29, no. 4 (April 1936): 233

"Art and General Education." Yale Alumni Magazine (April 1958): 6–7, 16

"Art As Experience." Progressive Education 12 (October 1935): 391–93

"Abstract-Presentational." In American Abstract Artists, 63–64. New York: Ram Press, 1946

"Black Mountain College." Junior Bazaar (May 1946): 130–33

"Concerning Art Instruction." Black Mountain College Bulletin 2 (June 1934): 2–7. 2nd printing with revised text, November 1944. See it here

"Dimensions of Design." In Dimensions of Design (Proceedings of the Second Annual Conference of American Craftsman, Lake Geneva, WI, June 23–25, 1958), 13–18. New York: American Craftsmen's Council, 1958

"The Educational Value of Manual Work and Handicraft in Relation to Architecture." In New Architecture and City Planning, edited by Paul Zucker, 688–94. New York: Philosophical Library, 1944

"Fugue." The Structurist (Saskatoon), no. 4 (November 1964): 22

"Historisch oder jetzig?" Junge Menschen 5 (Hamburg), no. 8 (November 1924): 171. Special Bauhaus issue.

"In Behalf of Structured Sculpture" as "The Yale School – Structured Sculpture." Art in America 49, no. 1 (March 1961): 75

"The Interaction of Color." Art News 62 (March 1963): 33–35, 56–59

"Op Art and/or Perceptual Effects." Yale Scientific Magazine 40, no. 2 (November 1965): 8–15

"Kombinationsschrift, '3'." Bauhaus Zeitschrift für Gestaltung (Dessau), no. 1 (January 1931): 3–4

"Modular Brick Wall Partition." In Art in Modern Architecture, Eleanor Bitterman, 148–49. New York: Rheinhold, 1952. Statement about the Harvard Graduate Center Wall.

"My Courses at the Hochschule für Gestaltung at Ulm" (1954). Form (Cambridge, UK), no. 4 (April 1967): 8–10

"On Art and Expression," "On Articulation," "On Enunciation," "Seeing Art." Yale Literary Magazine 129 (May 1960): 49–54

"The Origin of Art" (ca. 1940). Réalités Nouvelles (Paris), no. 6 (August 1952): 64–69

"Present and/or Past." Design 47 (Columbus, OH), no. 8 (April 1946): 16-17, 27. Special Black Mountain College issue.

"Produktive Erziehung zur Werkform," Deutsche Goldschmiede Zeitung (Leipzig), no. 25 (1929): 259-62. Transcript of a lecture presented to the Society of Goldsmiths, Leipzig, 1929

"Werklicher Formunterricht." Bauhaus Zeitschrift für Gestaltung 2 (Dessau), no. 2/3 (1928): 3-7. Reprint, Nendeln: Kraus Reprint, 1976.

"When I Paint and Construct." Daedalus 89, no. 1 (winter 1960): 105. Special Visual Arts Today issue.

"Zu meinen Glas-wandbildern." A bis Z: Organ der Gruppe progressiver Künstler (Cologne), no. 3 (February 1933): 117

"Zur Ökonomie der Schriftform." Offset-, Buch- und Werbekunst (Leipzig), no. 7 (1926): 395-97

Writings by Anni Albers

Anni Albers: Notebook 1970–1980. Brenda Danilowitz ed. New York: David Zwirner Books, 2017

On Designing. New Haven: The Pellango Press, 1959. Second edition, Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1962. First paperback edition, Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1971

On Weaving. Middletown CT: Wesleyan University Press, 1965; New York: Dover Craft Books, Dover Publications, 1st paperback edition 1974; New and Expanded edition, Princeton NJ: Princeton University Press, 2017

Pre-Columbian Mexican Miniatures: the Josef and Anni Albers Collection (with Ignacio Bernal and Michael D. Coe). New York: Praeger, 1970

Selected Writings on Design. Brenda Danilowitz ed. Middletown, CT: Wesleyan University Press, 2000

"Bauhausweberei." Junge Menschen (Hamburg) no. 8 (November 1924). Special Bauhaus issue

"Constructing Textiles." Design 47, no. 8 (April 4, 1946). Special issue on Black Mountain College

"Conversations with Artists." ACC (American Craftsmen's Council) Forum (July–August 1961)

"Design Anonymous and Timeless." Magazine of Art 40, no. 2 (February 1947): 51–53

"Designing." Craft Horizons 2, no. 2 (May 1943): 7–9

"Fabrics." Arts and Architecture 65 (March 1948): 33

"Handweaving Today: Textile Work at Black Mountain College." The Weaver 6, no. 1 (January–February 1941): 3–7

"The Pliable Plane: Textiles in Architecture." Perspecta: The Yale Architectural Journal 4 (1957): 36–41

"A Start." Craft Horizons 29, no. 5 (September–October 1969)

"Weavings." Arts and Architecture 66 (February 1949): 24

"Weaving at the Bauhaus." In Bauhaus:1918–1928. Edited by Herbert Bayer, Walter Gropius and Ise Gropius. New York: The Museum of Modern Art, 1938

"We Need the Crafts for their Contact with Materials." Design 46, no. 4 (December 12, 1944): 21–22

"Wöhnökonomie." Neue Frauenkleidung und Frauenkultur (Karlsruhe), 1924. Special Bauhaus supplement.

"Work With Material." Black Mountain College Bulletin 5, 1938