Left: “Plate 110. Wall hanging, Jacquard weaving”, 1925; right: “Plate 111. Wall hanging, three-ply weave”, 1926 by Anni Albers from Anni Albers: On Weaving (New Expanded Edition) by Anni Albers with afterword by Nicholas Fox Weber and essays by Manuel Cirauqui and T’ai Smith.
One of the most celebrated and influential textile artists of our time, Anni Albers, was born 122 years ago on Saturday, June 12th. Renowned for her geometric and pictorial weaving, Albers would go on to study and teach at the Bauhaus in Germany. In honor of this artist, author, teacher, and inspiration, explore the life and works of Anni Albers below.
Books by Anni Albers:
Anni Albers Exhibitions to Explore This Summer:
Whitney Museum of American Art – New York
Making Knowing: Craft in Art, 1950–2019
Dates: November 22, 2019 – February 2022
Museum of Contemporary Art San Diego – California
Experiments on Stone: Four Women Artists from the Tamarind Lithography Workshop
Dates: Ongoing (online only)
Caixaforum Barcelona – Spain
El Sueño Americano. Del Pop a la Actualidad.
Dates: March 3, 2021 – 13 June 13, 2021
Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center – North Carolina
I am a Citizen of the World
Dates: April 9, 2021 – August 14, 2021
Plains Art Museum – North Dakota
Even Light Itself: Highlights and Recent Acquisitions from the Collection
Dates: 1 May 1, 2021 – September 10, 2022
Centre Pompidou – France
Elles font l’abstraction
Dates: May 19, 2021 – August 23, 2021
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