Josef + Anni Albers: Designs for Living


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Author Nicholas Fox Weber, Martin Filler, and Paul Warwick Thompson
Publisher Merrell Publishers
Cover Hardcover
Dimensions 10.2 x 7.8 x 0.9 inches
Accompanying the landmark exhibition at the Cooper-Hewitt, this is the first comprehensive book on the furniture, textiles and other works of two of the most important and influential artists of the twentieth century. It features innovative objects that the couple designed for their homes while teaching at the Bauhaus in Germany and following their move to the United States in 1933. Also Includes specially commissioned photographs of important but little-known works.

Illuminating essays by Nicholas Fox Weber, Executive Director of the Josef and Anni Albers Foundation and Martin Filler, Architecture critic of The New Republic and House and Garden magazines, celebrate the Alberses’ endless creativity and set their ground-breaking work in the context of international Modernism 160pp