ANNI ALBERS, by N.F. Weber & P.T. Asbaghi - 1999
by Nicholas Fox Weber and Pandora Tabatabai Asbaghi
published on the Occasion of the Exhibition at: Peggy Guggenheim Collection, Venice, March 24-May 24, 1999; Josef Albers Museum, Bottrop, June 12-August 29, 1999; Musee des Arts Decoratifs, Paris, September 20-December 31, 1999; The Jewish Museum, New York, February 27-June 4, 2000
New York: The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1999.
Hardback is overall in VERY GOOD++ condition with VERY GOOD+ DJ.
- ISBN: 0810969238
- Volume features great DJ with color textile photograph on front and B&W photograph on back, as well as black cloth covers with bind-tooling on front and white text along spine.
- Book displays little or no overall wear.
- Boards are a little dusty along head edges.
- Binding is secure.
- Interior is barely toned.
- Inside pages are free of writing and intentional marks.
- DJ looks great behind Mylar and is backed with archival paper.
- DJ shows some sunning to spine and back shoulder. (See photos)
183 pages. 9.25 x 12.5 inches.
Volume features great DJ with textile illustration on front and B&W photograph of the artist on back, as well as black cloth covers that are blind-tooled on front.
Lavishly illustrated with full-color reproductions of the artist's works. Includes biographical essays and an introduction.
This volume celebrates the art of the foremost textile designer of the 20th century. The catalog is a selection of her most characteristic weavings, drapery materials and wall coverings, as a centennial retrospective of her influential work. It includes documentation of scores of her most remarkable textile designs, as well as precious biographical details, discussing her career in Germany and America, both as an independent artist and as the wife of the famous painter Josef Albers.
Anni Albers (1899-1994) was a German-born American textile artist and printmaker. She is said to have blurred the lines between traditional craft and art.
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