26 September 2002
Josef Albers (1888-1976)
Homage to the Square: Receptive
signed with monogram and dated 'A61' (lower right); signed and dated again and titled 'Study for Homage to the Square: "Receptive" Albers 1961' (on the reverse)
oil on masonite
17 7/8 x 17 7/8 in. (45.4 x 45.4 cm.)
Painted in 1961
Sidney Janis Gallery, New York.
Molly Strater, New York.
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Chicago, Fairweather Hardin Gallery, February 1962.
New York, Rochester Memorial Art Gallery.
Buffalo, Albright-Knox Members' Art Gallery.
Rome, L'Obelisco Galleria d'Arte, De Mathematicas, 1974.
This work is to be included in the forthcoming Josef Albers catalogue raisonné being prepared by the Anni and Josef Albers Foundation.
This painting was exhibited at the Fairweather Hardin Gallery in Chicago in 1962 and at the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery in New York. It was purchased from the Sidney Janis Gallery by Molly Strater in New York.
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