Sale: 366 / Rare Books including Marine Art, May 17./18. 2010 in Hamburg Lot 930

 
Josef Albers - Interaction of color,  1963

930
Josef Albers
Interaction of color, 1963
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,695
Sold:
€ 3,360 / $ 3.796

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Lot description
Albers, J., Interaction of Color. Text and commentary as well as case with 80 plates with silkscreens in colrs . New Haven / London, Yale University Press 1963. Orig. cloth case and text volume, together in orig. cloth slipcase. Large 4to.

Cf. Danilowitz pp. 20f. - Saur II, 48. - First edition of Albers' famous color theory, one of the most important artist books of the 20th century. - One or several silkscreens in colors or offsets in colors respectively on a total of 80 double sheets, partly with folding color elements. Albers dedicated this publication to his students: "This book is my thanks to my students". Original edition of this lavishly made and thoroughly edited study book, another edition was released ten years later by the Josef Keller-Verlag, Starnberg. - Spine slightly discolored. - "In this monumental book .. he summarizes his color theory, which has a focus on the psychological aspects of colors. Among others, he explains the Bezold effect, knowledge thereof as well as its artistic application where helpful in the creation of his Homage-to-the-Square paintings." (Saur)

930
Josef Albers
Interaction of color, 1963
Estimate:
€ 1,500 / $ 1,695
Sold:
€ 3,360 / $ 3.796

(incl. 20% surcharge)